Author Topic: Hackers used credentials of a Microsoft Support worker to access users’ webmail  (Read 5 times)

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Author:  Zeljka Zorz, Managing EditorApril 16, 2019

On Friday, an unknown number of customers of Microsoft’s webmail services (Outlook.com, Hotmail, MSN Mail) received a notice from the company telling them that attackers had access to their email account for three months.



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“We have identified that a Microsoft support agent’s credentials were compromised, enabling individuals outside Microsoft to access information within your Microsoft email account,” Microsoft told the victims.

“This unauthorized access could have allowed unauthorized parties to access and/or view information related to your email account (such as your e-mail address, folder names, the subject lines of e-mails, and the names of the other e-mail addresses you communicate with), but not eh content of any e-mails or attachments, between January 1st 2019 and March 28th 2019.”

full article here:https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/04/16/microsoft-webmail-services-unauthorized-access/
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