Washington: Microsoft confirmed on Saturday that they were hit by a hacker’s attack. The company said that the hacking was similar to the attack on social networking company Facebook. Microsoft announced this on their company blog. However, they said there was no evidence that customer data had been compromised.

Microsoft also said that they were investigating how malicious software was planted on a ‘small number’ of its computers. Facebook had also acknowledged that other companies were also hacked. However, they didn’t name these companies.