Chinese Hackers Breach US Ambassador’s Emails

The Jerusalem Post
Article Source: The Jerusalem Post

Article Source: The Jerusalem Post

US Embassy, Beijing
  • Beijing-linked hackers gained access to the email accounts of U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns and Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia Daniel Kritenbrink as part of a wider espionage operation targeting U.S. government emails.
  • The spying operation was disclosed earlier this month by Microsoft, which revealed that Chinese hackers misappropriated one of its digital keys and used a code flaw to steal emails from U.S. government agencies and other clients.
  • The State Department’s investigation into the spying operation is ongoing, and Microsoft is facing scrutiny over its security practices, with calls for the company to make its top level of digital auditing available to all customers for free.  Read More

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