• Microsoft email hack was worse than first thought - some users' messages were accessed

    4 days ago - By Beta News

    Over the weekend we reported that hackers gained access to Microsoft's web-based email services for a period of three months. Microsoft tried to calm users' concerns by saying that only "your e-mail address, folder names, the subject lines of e-mails, and the names of other e-mail addresses you communicate with" had been accessed. But for some people, things were rather worse. It transpires that some users have been sent a notification from Microsoft informing them that hackers were able to access the content of emails. See also: Microsoft reveals hackers gained access to its web email...
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  • Microsoft notifying Outlook users they may have been breached

    4 days ago - By Android Community

    It's not just Facebook and Google that are experiencing several security issues the past few months. Now it's Microsoft's turn to have some compromised data problems as they have informed some of their outlook.com users that there may have been some unauthorized access happening earlier this year. They are downplaying the issue of course, saying...
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  • Outlook.com breach allowed hackers to read emails for months

    Outlook.com breach allowed hackers to read emails for months

    4 days ago - By Tech Radar

    There's some bad news for Outlook.com users, as it's emerged that the webmail service has been compromised and some folks have had their accounts hacked, with the perpetrators even able to read emails in a limited number of cases - despite Microsoft's initial denial that email content was viewable. Details of the security breach were revealed when TechCrunch ran a report claiming that some Outlook.com accounts - and those with Hotmail email addresses or MSN.com users - had been compromised. Apparently the hackers managed to get hold of a customer support tech's login credentials, which...
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