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Critics Say Microsoft Failed to Shore Up Defenses That Could Have Limited Solarwinds Hack

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp’s failure to fix known problems with its cloud software facilitated the massive SolarWinds hack that compromised at least nine federal government agencies, according to security experts and the office of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. A …

Facebook Appoints its First Chief Compliance Officer Amid Ongoing Scrutiny

ViacomCBS Inc’s top compliance official, Henry Moniz, is moving to Facebook Inc as the social media platform’s first chief compliance officer, as Facebook faces scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers. “We are pleased to confirm that Henry Moniz will be joining …

LinkedIn Sued for Spying on Users With Apple Device Apps

Microsoft Corp.’s LinkedIn programmed its iPhone and iPad applications to divert sensitive information without users’ knowledge, according to a class-action lawsuit. The apps use Apple’s Universal Clipboard to read and siphon the data, and can draw information from other Apple …