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Hackers hit Microsoft customer service system, make off with data

Hackers hit Microsoft customer service system, make off with data

Microsoft said Friday that hackers breached a computer used by one of its customer service agents and stole account data they then used to launch "highly-targeted" attacks on customers. The company identified the hacking group as Nobelium, the same one behind last year's major SolarWinds breach. Microsoft has secured the computer, which the hackers infected with information-stealing software, and notified the "small number" of affected customers.

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