White House is Closely Tracing Microsoft’s Emergency Patch

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President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan said that the White House is closely following an emergency patch Microsoft Corp has released after an anonymous hacking group recently broke into businesses using a flaw in the organization’s mail server software.

Furthermore, Jake said on Twitter that they are carefully monitoring Microsoft’s emergency patch for previously unrevealed vulnerabilities in Exchange Server software and reports of prospective compromises of U.S. think tanks and defense industrial base entities. 

Microsoft’s near-ubiquitous set of products has been under investigation since the hack of SolarWinds Corp, a Texas-based software company that assisted as a springboard for various intrusions across government and the private sector.

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