Microsoft: Here's Your Outlook And It May Have Been Hacked (page 2)

Microsoft has started notifying some Outlook.com users that a hacker was able to access accounts for months earlier this year. The software giant discovered that a support agentís credentials were compromised for its web mail service, allowing unauthorized access to some accounts between January 1st and March 28th, 2019. Microsoft says the hackers could have viewed account email addresses, folder names, and subject lines of emails, but not the content of emails or attachments. Itís not clear how many users have been affected by the breach, or who was involved in obtaining access to Outlook.com email accounts. ďOur data indicates that account-related information (but not the content of any e-mails) could have been viewed, but Microsoft... Continue reading…

Microsoft webmail breach exposed email addresses and subject lines

You'll want to keep an eye out for suspicious activity if you use Microsoft's webmail services. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that "cybercriminals" compromised ...

Sat 13 Apr 19 from Engadget

Microsoft: Hackers compromised support agentís credentials to access customer email accounts

On the heels of a trove of 773 million emails, and tens of millions of passwords, from a variety of domains getting leaked in January, Microsoft has faced another breach affecting its web-based ...

Sat 13 Apr 19 from TechCrunch

Outlook.com breach allowed hackers to read (some) emails for months

Microsoft initially denied that email content was viewable by the perpetrators.

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Techradar

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