Microsoft applauds Biden’s China slap after hack

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The Biden administration called out China for a breach of Microsoft’s systems last winter and the software giant is applauding the move. 

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In a statement to FOX Business the company said:

“Attributions like these will help the international community ensure those behind indiscriminate attacks are held accountable. The governments involved in this attribution have taken an important and positive step that will contribute to our collective security. Transparency is critical if we’re to combat the rising cyberattacks we see across the planet against individuals, organizations and nations,” said Tom Burt, Microsoft corporate vice president, customer security and trust. 

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