Chinese hack of US officials was 'preventable': report

Updated April 3 2024 - 1:05pm, first published 1:02pm
A US Cyber Safety Review Board's report has taken aim at Microsoft for shoddy security practices. (AP PHOTO)
A US Cyber Safety Review Board's report has taken aim at Microsoft for shoddy security practices. (AP PHOTO)

The US Cyber Safety Review Board says a targeted Chinese hack of top government officials' emails last year was "preventable", faulting technology giant Microsoft for its cybersecurity lapses and a deliberate lack of transparency.

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