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Microsoft needs to win back trust

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The world’s largest tech company has a security problem. A series of high-profile security incidents have rocked Microsoft over the past few years, and a scathing report from the Cyber Safety Review Board recently concluded that “Microsoft’s security culture was inadequate and requires an overhaul.” Inside Microsoft, there is concern that the attacks could seriously undermine trust in the company.

Sources tell me that Microsoft’s engineering and security teams have been scrambling to respond to new attacks from the same Russian state-sponsored hackers that were behind the SolarWinds incident. Known as Nobelium or Midnight Blizzard, the hacking group was able to spy on the email accounts of some members of Microsoft’s senior leadership team last year and even steal source code recently.

The ongoing attacks have spooked many inside Microsoft, and teams have been working on improving Microsoft’s defenses and trying to prevent further breaches while the hackers pore over the information they’ve stolen and try to find more weaknesses. Security is always a cat-and-mouse game, but it’s made even more difficult when hackers have been spying on your communications.

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