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Microsoft breached as US officials warn of 'grave risk' over hacking campaigns

Microsoft says it found malware from SolarWinds' hacks in its systems
Microsoft says it found malware from SolarWinds' hacks in its systems © FRANCE 24

Microsoft says it has identified more than 40 customers around the world affected by malware that infiltrated the company's systems through SolarWinds' widely-used network management software Orion Platform. The admission from the computing giant comes as US officials warned of a ''grave risk'' posed by one of the biggest hacking campaigns in recent history targeting government agencies and others. Washington suspects Russian hackers are behind the cyber attacks.