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44 million accounts found to be using breached passwords: Microsoft

R Sinduja

News Editor

Tech giant Microsoft revealed that over 44 million accounts were found to use beached username and passwords. The breached accounts include Microsoft service accounts, which are essentially consumer accounts and enterprise accounts. This vulnerability was found when the threat research team of the company conducted a scan of its accounts and found 44 mn accounts matched to 3 bn sets of leaked credentials.