Microsoft Says New Phishing Attacks Targeted Law Enforcement Documents

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On Friday, Microsoft admitted that “a select number” of employees where subject to highly-targeted spear phishing attacks via social media and e-mail accounts. The company says the attackers went after “documents associated with law enforcement.”

“While our investigation continues, we have learned that there was unauthorized access to certain employee e-mail accounts, and information contained in those accounts could be disclosed,” Adrienne Hall, general manager of the Trustworthy Computing Group at Microsoft, wrote on Friday.

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