SolarWinds hack was the largest and most sophisticated cyber attack to date: Microsoft president

In a statement, Microsoft Corp’s President Brad Smith said, the SolarWinds hacking campaign that used the U.S. tech company as a springboard to compromise many U.S. government agencies is “the largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen”. The hacking campaign, identified in December 2020, was allegedly orchestrated by China and Russia, had…

Facebook blocks 115 accounts following a tip-off from U.S. authorities on election eve

Federal authorities have issued a statement saying, “Americans should be aware that foreign actors, and Russia in particular, continue to try to influence public sentiment and voter perceptions through actions intended to sow discord”. Hours before U.S. voters went to polls, Facebook Inc has blocked 115 user accounts following a tip off by U.S. authorities…