Microsoft, Twitter, Apple, and Facebook hacked.

Ars Technica reports that Microsoft has joined the list of high profile technology companies who have disclosed details of hacks against computers on their network.

A brief statement on its Security Response Center blog states that a small number of computers—with machines in the Mac Business Unit mentioned explicitly—were compromised using techniques “similar” to those documented by other victims,

If they can’t stay safe how can you?

As ever, be careful about what sites you visit, make sure you have up-to-date antivirus software installed and scan frequently and, given recent cases, disable Java in your web browser (Gizmodo tells you how).

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