Microsoft: We Got Hacked Too
But software mega-company makes it sound minor
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 22, 2013 7:05 PM CST
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates arrives for a conference of the German Social Democratic party, SPD, in Hermannswerder near Potsdam, Germany, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.   (AP Photo/dapd, Clemens Bilan)

(Newser) – All but inevitable? Microsoft has joined the ranks of US companies that admit to having been hacked, Reuters reports. On the heels of Twitter, Apple, Facebook, the New York Times, and others, Microsoft today announced that a few of its computers were infected with malware after connecting to a software developer website. The world's biggest software company made it sound minor, saying no customer data has been affected. No word yet on whether China's military was involved.

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G.O.P.
Feb 25, 2013 5:50 PM CST
It was the only website they could locate that wasn't running on Linux servers.
lvan
Feb 24, 2013 1:33 PM CST
Really?! I thought Windows was the most secure operating system on the planet!
Tyler_M.
Feb 23, 2013 4:33 PM CST
This is what happens when you use Internet Explorer . . .