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Bloomberg reporter of challenged 'Big Hack' story gets promoted; Michael Riley will be taking on the expanded role of cybersecurity czar at the news outlet.

Sep 17, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
Board and Executive Moves

Nearly a year ago, Bloomberg reported that China had penetrated the U.S. high-tech infrastructure via a hardware hack affecting some brand-name companies including Apple and Amazon Web Services, as well as prominent server-maker Supermicro. The "Big Hack," however, sustained denials from the companies themselves, top government officials and cybersecurity experts. Apple chief executive Tim Cook called for a retraction. (Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the owner of the Washington Post).