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Microsoft exposes over 250M user records [Forbes]

A security research team discovered several unsecure servers containing user support logs and account details of over 250M Microsoft users spanning as far back as 2005. Each server contained the exact same data and was accessible to anyone with an internet connection without a username or password.

After they were alerted of the exposure, Microsoft secured the server and stated that the accidental exposure lasted from December 5th 2019 to December 31st and there was no evidence of malicious use of the data.

Forbes has more details.

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