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CNN: Web site provided access to millions of Hotmail messages

[ Thanks to theHippo for this link.
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“Millions of free Internet e-mail accounts provided by
Microsoft’s Hotmail service were susceptible to a major security
breach that allowed access Monday to users’ accounts.”

“The breach worked via a simple Web address which prompted for a
Hotmail username. Once the username was entered, the Hotmail
account came up and the mailbox was available.”

“The hack opened all accounts tested by CNN Interactive…”

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