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  • As Microsoft email software hack spreads, experts brace for more impact
    News
    Reuters

    As Microsoft email software hack spreads, experts brace for more impact

    The hackers behind the powerful set of digital intrusion tools exposed by Microsoft Corp this week are on a tear, breaking into organizations across the United States and Europe. With the weekend looming, experts say it is only a matter of time before the break-in tools are cloned by other spies or cybercriminals, with the potential to compound the problem for users of Microsoft's widely used Exchange email and calendaring software. Wielding tools that exploited four previously unknown vulnerabilities, the allegedly Chinese group that Microsoft dubs "Hafnium" has been breaking into email servers since January, remotely and silently draining inboxes of their messages without having to send a single malicious email or rogue attachment.

  • Big Tech critic and net neutrality advocate Tim Wu is joining the White House
    Politics
    Engadget

    Big Tech critic and net neutrality advocate Tim Wu is joining the White House

    The man who coined net neutrality is heading back to work for the government.

  • YouTube removes five TV channels run by Myanmar's military
    News
    Engadget

    YouTube removes five TV channels run by Myanmar's military

    Dozens of protesters were killed this week during anti-coup demonstrations.