US senator accuses Microsoft of negligence over Azure breach

Senator Wyden also says Microsoft never took responsibility for its part in the SolarWinds hack

John Leonard
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US senator accuses Microsoft of negligence over Azure breach

In a strongly worded letter to the directors of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the US Attorney General on Thursday, Democratic party senator Ron Wyden accused Microsoft of "negligent cybersecurity practices."

His comments were in relation to the recent breach of Azure cloud services, which allowed Chinese hackers to monitor email accounts at 25 organisations worldwide, including government agencies in t...

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