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Microsoft breach ramps up pressure on Biden to tackle cyber vulnerabilities

March 17, 2021

Via: The Hill

The Biden administration is coming under increasing pressure to address U.S. cybersecurity vulnerabilities following the Microsoft breach that has quickly been viewed as a massive threat to the U.S.

Officials are still trying to wrap their heads around the extent of the cyberattack more than two weeks after the U.S. tech giant announced it was hit.

Complicating matters is the fact that the breach comes as the administration continues to gauge the widening fallout of what has become known as the SolarWinds hack. The two incidents, likely linked to nation-state activity, are painting a grim picture of the cybersecurity threats facing U.S. businesses and the federal government.

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