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News Microsoft confirms managed email data breach

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 15 Apr 2019.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    Bloody hell, 3 months?! Did they really actually detect the compromised account, or was that just how long it took for the password to autoexpire?
    And why on earth would a 'support agent' have direct access to personal information in the first place, rather than via a separate-account-checkout system?
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Article updated: turns out around six percent of affected accounts could have their entire email contents read, in contrast to Microsoft's initial statement on the matter.
     
  4. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Errmm, Microsoft! ;)
     
  5. B1GBUD

    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    Why on earth weren't they using their own MFA either?!?!?, GG M$
     
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