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Microsoft India Hacked, Passwords Compromised

viralvisionFeb 14 2012, 29 views

BY EVAN THOMAS


ANCHOR CHRISTINA HARTMAN


If you've ever done some shopping at Microsoft's India website, it's time to change your password. The site was hacked over the weekend, and now login info and email addresses are floating around in the wild — without any sort of encryption.

Windows Phone Sauce reports hackers calling themselves Evil Shadow Team defaced the site. Instead of the Microsoft store, visitors got a familiar image of someone in a Guy Fawkes mask.


That image has since been replaced with a standard 'we're down' message, but VentureBeat says the damage is much more than simply cosmetic

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