[ Thanks to theHippo for this link.
“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…”