By Geoff Bennett, Karina Cuevas
Two agencies are seeking public comment on how current merger guidelines can be updated to better detect and prevent illegal and anticompetitive deals.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and ‘Call of Duty,’ as it seeks an edge in the fiercely competitive businesses of mobile gaming and virtual-reality technology.
By Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
Microsoft said Monday the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global technology supply chain and have been relentlessly targeting cloud service companies and others since summer.
By Alan Suderman, Associated Press
The Biden administration and a large group of allies called out China for state-sponsored, international hacking Monday. A consortium of media outlets also published an investigation revealing how governments hacked into their opponents' phones with sophisticated, Israeli-made software. Nick Schifrin…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Biden administration and Western allies formally blamed China for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and accused Beijing of working with criminal hackers in ransomware attacks and other cyber operations.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The Pentagon said it has canceled a cloud-computing contract with Microsoft that could eventually have been worth $10 billion. The statement did not directly mention that the Pentagon faced extended legal challenges by Amazon.
By Associated Press
President Joe Biden has said that dealing with “Russian recklessness and hacking into computer networks in the United States and across Europe and the world has become critical to protecting our collective security.”…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
Microsoft said Thursday in a blog post that hackers tied to a massive intrusion of dozens of U.S. government agencies and private companies sneaked further into its systems than previously thought, although the intrusion doesn't appear to have caused any…
The U.S. cybersecurity team is still trying to determine exactly who is responsible for a major cyberattack in the U.S., with many signs pointing to the Russian government. Microsoft, which has built the systems for a majority of computers in…
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