On Friday evening, Microsoft announced via its security blog that it, too, had been the victim of a cyber attack, comparing its situation to the likes of Facebook's and Apple's recent security breaches.
"During our investigation, we found a small number of computers, including some in our Mac business unit, that were infected by malicious software using techniques similar to those documented by other organizations," wrote Matt Thomlinson, General Manager of Trustworthy Computing Security, in a company post.
Microsoft claims no evidence of customer data being compromised.
The security breach of the Redmond-based software company is just one in a series of high-profile tech company hacks, starting earlier this month with Twitter's announcement that the data of some 250,000 user accounts could potentially have been compromised.
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