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UPDATE 2-INSIGHT-Microsoft failed to warn victims of Chinese email hack–former employees

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp experts concluded several years ago that Chinese authorities had hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail email accounts, targeting international leaders of China’s Tibetan and Uighur minorities in particular – but it decided not to tell the victims, allowing the hackers to continue their campaign, according to former employees of the company.

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Source : Reuters