Microsoft computer network hacked

Microsoft vowed early Friday to shore up its internal security after a hacker succeeded in breaking into software giant's network. While attempted attacks on Microsoft's corporate network and those of other high-profile companies are routine, Microsoft characterized this incident in unusually strong terms.

"This was a deplorable act of industrial espionage," Microsoft spokesperson Rick Miller said Thursday. "We're taking this very seriously and have both an immediate and long-term solution to protect our internal corporate network."

Miller said there was no evidence to suggest that any source code had been modified or corrupted in the attacks. But the company couldn't say one way or the other whether source code had been stolen.

Microsoft has enlisted the help of the FBI in investigating the attack, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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Microsoft computer network hacked

I think that it is very ironic that MS goes around saying how great and secure their products are and yet some kid can beat the best that they can throw at them.I say it looks good on them.However I am not advicating that such antics should be practised

Microsoft computer network hacked

well , its a sad new for microsoft ..and microsoft got a chanced to fix its security =)they cant protect them selves how can they protect the world ? hehewho ever did it was not good .. coz microsoft will now f*k him ,i just cant figure out how did he do it hehe

Microsoft computer network hacked

I say good for them! Their product is way over rated! Windows could have been sumthing but MS ego got in the way. The people at MS are corupt and controled by their own power! Me being a Windows ME user, I am constantly having to put up with the bugs that MS has overlooked.I am also a linux user but I have windows to play games. Poor MS.They say they are the best but oviously they arn't and they know that.I'm shure the guy who is cought will get his "punishment" but think about it, their are over a billion computers on this planet, do you think its not gonna happen again....pifft if they dont change it will. right.....Id like to see MS put out a good product. That would do them good and make me and my games happydont get me wrong I dont think hacking ms is good at all. Its not it just shows how childish you are.To you MS I say good luck and be more carfull. ç=)

Microsoft computer network hacked

Microsoft should be smart enough to not open programs in e-mailsand YES their source was stolen they should not say it wasn't or else ill take them the Source code myself (a "FRIEND" gave me the MSoffice2000 Source code, and only that) oh yeah and it wasnt id hacker or just a computer geek who took the source it was someone from either Linux Unix Or MAC!they know this.

Microsoft computer network hacked

If you sideshows™ hate Microsoft and Bill Gates so much, why do you use Microsoft products? Have you ever written any software, let alone an operating system? Do you understand the registry, Dll's, etc., and what happens when you stick any third-party software into your drive and blindly allow it to do it's thing? How many processes do you have running in the background while you install, do you even know how a computer works? God, don't you know how much bad code is out there, written by lazy people who rely way too much on compilers? Do you know how tedious and time consuming debugging and testing is, especially when you throw in all the variables of system configuration and intalled software. Windows has it's problems, my programs run great on some machines and horribly on others. Yes, I wish I had Windows source code to know more about how to write bug-free code to it, but I refuse to steal it through a B&E because I wouldn't want somone to steal something of mine. I have a friend that works at Microsoft, he is brilliant, and takes great pride in his work, as many there do. How easy it is to criticize, how hard it is to create. Uninstall Windows, use Linux and learn to port you favorite games to it, and shut your mouth. Just remember, you would not even be reading this if it were not for what Gates brought to computing and the internet. He has reaped well what he has sown, even if the money and power screwed him up a bit. What would all that do to you?

Microsoft computer network hacked

They stole nothing, they copied code that should be public knowledge anyway. Only programmer are interested in code to begin with, and that is a very very small percent of the world. And if that code helps us to be better programmers then all the better for the users. Secrets are for criminals not the just. HACK ON!!!!

Microsoft computer network hacked

HEy all Why y'all got so big mouth about MicroSoft without MicroSoft Where would Y'all have been? Try to make your own Operating sytem, bugfree, easy to use, and compitable then you may speak until that day (if it ever comes) SHUt the hell up and install Linux (wheeh).

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