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Microsoft Outlook hack gave full access to email contents

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Apr 15, 2019 10:26 AM 1+ week ago

Hackers stole login credentials for a Microsoft customer support agent and were able to read emails from people using services like Outlook, Hotmail and MSN.

Microsoft sent a warning to Outlook users detailing a hack that lasted from Jan. 1 to March 28.

Despite Microsoft's initial notification to affected Outlook users on Friday, a follow-up statement added that hackers were able to read email content.

The company first released a statement on Friday to Outlook users, notifying people that a hacker had had access to emails for months after stealing login credentials for a Microsoft customer support agent.

The breach, first reported by TechCrunch, allowed potential hackers to access people's emails and read folder names, subject lines and names of other email addresses. Microsoft said it's since disabled stolen access to the hacked customer support agent's account.

The hacker had access to ...

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