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US and allies blame China for massive Microsoft Exchange hack

11 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - In an unusual joint announcement, the United States and key allies are blaming China for a massive cyberattack against Microsoft Exchange last March.
The attack locked up the data of hundreds of thousands of organizations around the globe.
On Monday, President Joe Biden told reporters that unlike similar ransomware attacks by Russia-based hackers, U.S. intelligence agencies believe the Chinese government may be directly involved in the Microsoft hack.
“They're still determining exactly what happened," Biden said. "It may be even accommodating them being able to do it."
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