"Several systems hosting the MSN Hotmail service have been
infected by variants of the Code Red worm, Microsoft has
According to a spokesperson for MSN Hotmail, which has more than
110 million users, some servers in the free, Web-based mail
service's server farm were recently infected by the worm. Although
the representative said the infections have been eliminated,
Microsoft is still studying the issue.
... Last year, Microsoft began migrating the Hotmail service
from systems running the FreeBSD operating system to Windows
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