Microsoft computers hacked

Microsoft Corp is investigating the hacking of a small number of its computers - a breach which the software giant said was "similar" to security intrusions recently reported by Apple Inc and Facebook.

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Apple targeted by malicious hacking attacks

Apple, the multinational corporation American corporation, is taking measure to prevent hacking threats. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Apple has revealed it has been targeted by computer hackers and will today release a software tool to protect customers against malicious software used in attacks.

The corporation says that there is "no evidence that any data left Apple" and that it is working with law enforcement personnel to identify hackers.

Facebook and other companies have also been targeted, according to Reuters.

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