Monday, October 05, 2009

10,000 Hotmail passwords 'hacked and put online'

MORE than 10,000 Hotmail passwords have been hacked and posted online, it was reported today.

Microsoft, which owns the email service, said it had not yet been able to confirm the report, but it was “actively investigating the situation.”

Technology blog reported that an anonymous user had posted the details of Windows Live Hotmail accounts on, a site used by developers to share code, on October 1. More...

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  1. The Hotmail security breach is an embarrassing blow to U.S. technology giant Microsoft

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