Microsoft warns of Azure vulnerability which exposed users to data theft

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The particular Azure vulnerability has been fixed and currently no evidence that the flaw was exploited to gain unauthorized access to customer data.

In its newest blog post, Microsoft’s Security Response Center (MSRC) has warned Azure cloud computing users about a flaw in the system that allows hackers to access their data.

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According to Microsoft, the flaw was reported by Palo Alto Networks’ security researchers and was identified in the Azure Container Instances (ACI). ACI allows customers to run apps in containers on Azure through virtual machines, which Microsoft manages.

Were ACI accounts Impacted? 

The flaw could have allowed a user to access customers’ data stored in the ACI service. But, the company noted that there is currently no evidence that the flaw was exploited to gain unauthorized access to customer data. 

“Out of an abundance of caution, we

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