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Microsoft’s Outlook.com Has Been Compromised for Months, Email Addresses and Subject Lines,and More Were Left Exposed

If you or someone you contact via e-mail uses Microsoft’s webmail services, such as Outlook.com, then it is possible that you have been involved in a data breach. If so, it’s time to change all your online passwords!

Microsoft confirmed to TechCrunch this week that the firm’s webmail services have been a victim of a data breach. Data on customers was left exposed through a support agent’s credentials which were compromised, which cybercriminals used to access the data.

Details may be found at: http://bit.ly/2P6UKtu.

Categories: Email Security

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