Microsoft’s big email hack

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Recently, Microsoft disclosed that China based hackers have hacked the organizations’ e mail accounts by exploiting the vulnerabilities in its Alternate Server e mail software program and issued safety patches. Till date, this hack has been one of the biggest cyberattacks of this year with worldwide consequences.

The tech giant is trying its best to fix the vulnerabilities by making use of the patches. But the process will consume time while the consequences will be widespread.  It may lead firms to spend extra on safety software programs to stop future hacks, and to maneuver to cloud-based email as a substitute for operating their very own email servers in-house.

However many Microsoft prospects have already switched to cloud-based email, and a few firms depend on Google’s cloud-based Gmail, which isn’t affected by the Alternate Server flaws. In consequence, the impression of the hacks might have been worse if they had come 5 or 10 years in the past, and there will not essentially be a race to the cloud on account of Hafnium.

By Hrithik Lall

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