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

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    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 services for three months… [Continue Reading]
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