microsoft alert webmail compromised

Software Giant Microsoft, has alerted some of their webmail users for possible hacker attacks that could access their email account illegally, According to Media Reports.

On Sunday, an email notification to some affected users, Microsoft said it become aware of an issue involving unauthorized access to some customers’ web-based email accounts by cyber-criminals.

“We have identified that a Microsoft support agent’s credentials were compromised, enabling individuals outside Microsoft to access information within your Microsoft email account” between Jan. 1 and March 28,” Xinhua Quoted Microsoft as saying in the email.

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“Microsoft regrets any inconvenience caused by this issue,” said the company, recommending that affected users reset their login passwords.

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