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Google and Yahoo investigating 272 million stolen logins

Earlier this week, a security researcher revealed that millions upon millions of Google, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts were being actively traded on the black market. Following on from this news, Google and Yahoo have both said that they are now looking into the breach that saw 272 million account login …

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Hotmail still down for some after 12 hours


Microsoft’s Hotmail and Outlook services went down for a big portion of the user base earlier this morning and over 12 hours on there’s still a lot of people unable to access their email. While this writer has no problem accessing his old Hotmail account, the Microsoft Status page is …

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Sexy, free, temporary email in an instant

We’re surfing on the internet and you stumble upon a website that asks you for your email address. Wait. Stop. Does anyone else remember giving away their email address to a website a few weeks ago? Now every time you log onto your Hotmail you see a horde of spam. Say no …

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insecure passwords to be blocked by Microsoft

Microsoft announced yesterday to the press that they are tightening up their security system for Hotmail users. This update is coming in two stages, with the second phase – to ban common passwords rolling out in the near future. It would seem to be common sense not to have a …

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Hotmail bug hits over 17 thousand users

KitGuru reported yesterday that Hotmail was giving a lot of people problems, with over 500 pages now of complaints on their support forums. Microsoft spokeswomen Catherine Brooker said “At this point it appears to be a limited issue, and Microsoft is working with individual users who are impacted. We apologize …

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Microsoft release new Hotmail improvements

Microsoft are releasing new improvements to Hotmail web mail … trying to reduce interface confusion while making it easier to send pictures to people while incorporating a new system to deal with Office documents. This latest version of Hotmail means you can read and alter Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Onenote …

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