Over the past 3 days, three Microsoft Web sites have been defaced (four if you include the MSN Mobile site we commented on late last night). This makes the 15th time a Microsoft Web site has been defaced including the corporation's global sites in Brazil, Slovenia, New Zealand, Mexico, UK, Saudi Arabia and South Africa as well as six servers from their corporate headquarters.

Around 8pm ET on June 19th, the Microsoft South Africa "interface" server was defaced by the group BlackSun:

This morning, June 21st, around 1:15am and 3:20am respectively, two Microsoft RTE servers were defaced by the group Prime Suspectz:

The full list of past Microsoft targets have included:

msrconf.microsoft.com (a supposed retired MS server and the first recorded defacement of a Microsoft server) on October 24, 1999

Microsoft Brazil by IZ corp defaced June 3, 2000

The Microsoft Events Server by someone unknown on November 7, 2000

Microsoft Slovenia (defaced twice) the first time by Furia.BR on December 14, 2000 and the second time by BoLoDoRiO 3 days later

Microsoft New Zealand was defaced by Prime Suspectz on January, 23rd of this year:

Microsoft UK, Microsoft Saudi Arabia and Microsoft Mexico were all defaced on May 3rd, 2001 by Prime Suspectz:

Microsoft's STREAMER server was defaced by Prime Suspectz on May 7th, 2001:

Microsoft Romānia was defaced by Pentaguard on May 17th, 2001:

The MSN Mobile "feeds" server was defaced by Prime Suspectz on June 21st, 2001:

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