The American tech giant Microsoft recently admitted that a security flaw on one of its servers allowed hackers to steal sensitive information from more than 65,000 businesses in 111 different countries.

Microsoft's server hack leaked data of 65,000 companies globally

The corporation said in a statement that the vulnerable endpoint had been patched and was now protected by two-factor authentication.

Technical news outlets also stated that Microsoft had assured customers it had contacted that it had discovered no evidence that client accounts or systems had been compromised.

According to security company SOCRadar, 2.4 gigabytes of sensitive information may have been exposed due to a misconfigured Azure Blob Storage server.

Among the numerous types of information that may be collected are names, phone numbers, emails, company names, and files containing confidential business information like proof of concept materials, sales records, and product orders.

Even though Microsoft took swift steps to patch the misconfigured server, the firm's investigation nonetheless linked 65,000 vulnerable entities to file data configured between 2017 and 2022.

Microsoft is changing the name of its widely used software suite.
Earlier, the American software giant Microsoft stated that it will be rebranding its flagship "Office" suite of applications in the near future.

Microsoft has announced that its "" domain name will be rebranded as "," its "Office" mobile app for iOS and Android will be rebranded as "Microsoft 365," and its "Office" desktop client for Windows will be rebranded as "Microsoft 365" with a new look and additional features.

Also, the rebranding of the "Office" program for "Windows," "Mac OS," and "iO" systems is expected to commence at the start of next November, as reported by theverge, a website dedicated to technology news. Beginning in January of 2023, version S will be available for Android.

The Microsoft "Office" suite includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, email, Outlook, and Times, all of which will retain its titles under the new "Microsoft 365" brand.
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