The US and a coalition of allies on Monday accused China’s ministry of state security of a global hacking campaign, specifically attributing a large Microsoft attack disclosed earlier this year to hackers working on Beijing’s behalf.
Microsoft will offer its Windows operating system as a cloud-based service, aiming to make it easier to access business apps that need Windows from a broader range of devices.
Microsoft has agreed to acquire RiskIQ, a security software maker, as the tech giant tries to expand its products and better protect customers amid a rising tide of global cyberattacks, sources said.
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The Gauteng provincial government paid Microsoft $20.9-million, instead of R20.9-million, for software, costing the taxpayer millions of rand in exchange-rate losses, the Democratic Alliance has said.
The Pentagon has scrapped a $10-billion cloud computing contract awarded in 2019 to Microsoft after several years of wrangling between the government and some of the biggest US tech companies.