Microsoft has temporarily banned its employees from using ChatGPT “due to security and data concerns.” The company announced the rule on its internal website and even blocked corporate devices from accessing the chatbot.

However, the ban was temporary, and later the corporation unblocked access to ChatGPT. A company spokesperson said the ban was a mistake, despite the fact that the message explicitly mentions ChatGPT.

In January, Microsoft pledged to invest $10 billion in developer ChatGPT over the next few years. And the AI-powered tools it has deployed for its products, such as the Bing chatbot, also use OpenAI’s model. Despite this, the company advised employees to be careful with external services.

To recap, OpenAI reported a cyberattack on ChatGPT.