Hackers hacked into the accounts of Microsoft employees working for the Xbox Live gaming platform.Accounts of former and current employees were targeted using social engineering. Microsoft released a statement saying that ,“We are aware that a group of attackers are using several stringed social engineering techniques to compromise the accounts of a handful of high-profile Xbox LIVE accounts held by current and former Microsoft employees,”
“We are actively working with law enforcement and other affected companies to disable this current method of attack and prevent its further use. Security is of critical importance to us and we are working every day to bring new forms of protection to our members.”
This is the 2nd attack on Microsoft after it was attacked by the malwares ,which infected the computers from Mac unit.
Source:- The Verge