The administration of Biden is highly alarming about a series of recently found cyber intrusions that were associated with China as stated by Microsoft this week. The White House has cautioned that the use of newly disclosed vulnerabilities in Microsoft applications that has affected “a significant number of victims” in the US.
“This is an active threat,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday. “Everyone running these servers – government, private sector, academia – needs to act now to patch them.”
Microsoft said hackers were attacking their targets using its mail server. Tens of thousands of American organizations have indeed been confirmed to be affected. For a long time, the US has suspected the Chinese administration of cyber-espionage.