Some users of Microsoft’s webmail services, such as Outlook.com, had their account information exposed in an incident which, as later became known, also impacted email content. Microsoft has acknowledged a security incident that for nearly three months allowed hackers to gain access to information relating to an unknown number ofRead More →

Dear Customer Microsoft is committed to providing its customers with transparency. As part of maintaining this trust and commitment to you, we are informing you of a recent event that affected your Microsoft-managed email account. We have identified that a Microsoft support agent’s credentials have been compromised, allowing people outsideRead More →

Microsoft has reported a breach of its webmail service that exposed a “limited” number of email accounts to criminal intrusion. Compromised Microsoft webmail services Microsoft has confirmed TechCrunch today that some of their webmail users saw their email accounts exposed to intruders between January 1 and March 28 after obtainingRead More →

Hackers compromised Microsoft’s webmail services, including Outlook.com accounts and MSN and Hotmail addresses, for months using the credentials of a customer support agent. In an email sent to affected users, Microsoft said hackers could potentially gain access to email addresses, email subject lines, folder labels, and names of other emailRead More →