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Microsoft says hackers from Russia, China, Iran, DPRK exploiting AI tools

Washington: Microsoft said on Wednesday that hacker groups allegedly linked to Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are exploiting its OpenAI tools to enhance their cyberoperations.

Microsoft report says fake Chinese accounts could be working to sway US electors

Washington: Microsoft researchers have detected a network of fake, Chinese-controlled social media accounts trying to influence US voters by using artificial intelligence, Reuters reported.

FTC will require Microsoft to pay $20 million over charges that it illegally collected personal information from children without their parents’ consent

Microsoft will pay $20 million to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting personal information from children who signed up for its Xbox gaming system without notifying their parents or obtaining their parents’ consent, and by illegally retaining children’s personal information.

Chinese hackers bug Microsoft software to hit critical infrastructure in US

Cyber-espionage is one tool that Beijing has been effectively using to steal sensitive information from target countries.

Chinese malware hits systems in US’ Guam: Microsoft

New York: The Microsoft and American intelligence agencies have detected a mysterious computer code that has been popping up in telecommunications systems in Guam and elsewhere in the United States, The New York Times reported.

Microsoft to fire approximately 11,000 workers amid slowing world economy: Reports

Washington: US tech giant Microsoft is set to fire approximately 11,000 workers to address the impacts of a slowing world economy, Sky News reported.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son dies at 26

Washington/IBNS: Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella passed away at the age of 26 on Monday, media reports said.

Microsoft says it disrupts activities of China-based hacking group

Washington, US: The corporate vice president of Microsoft's Customer Security and Trust (CST) team, Tom Burt, said Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has disrupted the activities of a China-based hacking group that has been termed "Nickel" by the American multinational technology company.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sells half of his shares in company

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sold half of his shares in the company presumably due to an upcoming Washington state law imposing a 7 per cent tax on long-term capital gains over $250,000 that is due to take effect in 2022, the media reported on Monday.

Microsoft says it warned Bill Gates for flirtatious emails to female employee in 2008: Report

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was warned against sending flirtatious e-mails to a female employee but the matter was dropped after he told them he would stop the act, the company revealed on October 18, according to media reports.

LinkedIn to close ops in China over restrictive regulations

Sunnyvale/Sputnik: Microsoft Corp. LinkedIn says it has decided to close the social network function of its platform in China due to tougher censorship regulations.

Chinese govt denies carrying out cyber-attack against Microsoft

Wellington/UNI: China on Tuesday denied that it carried out a major cyber-attack against tech giant Microsoft.

'Chinese hackers' hit Western Australia's parliament email network system

Sydney: Alleged Chinese hackers have hit the e-mail network of Western Australia's parliament, media reports said.

Microsoft hacking and China: Biden administration expected to form task force

Washington: US President Joe Biden-led administration is expected to form a task force to deal with major cyber intrusions that Microsoft said this week were linked to China, media reports said.

Microsoft accuses China of e-mail server cyber attack, Beijing says it combats cyber attacks in all forms

IT giant Microsoft recently claimed a group of hackers linked to China hacked into its popular email service that allowed them to gain access to computers.