Chinese hackers breached US govt email accounts: Microsoft

Chinese hackers, referred to as Storm-0558 by Microsoft, breached the email accounts of several US government agencies. The hackers primarily targeted government agencies in Western Europe and engaged in espionage, data theft, and credential access.

While the targets were not identified, the US State Department confirmed detecting anomalous activity and taking immediate steps to secure their systems. The incident remains under investigation, and the full extent of the breach is being assessed.