Microsoft says that it had identified that one of its support agents had had their username and password stolen, which allowed hackers to access information stored within users’ email accounts.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
You might be under the misapprehension that spam was a problem that went away.
Well, Microsoft has brought it back for Outlook users – temporarily at least.
Shouldn’t Outlook.com be giving users the option of having longer passwords?
That’s what Yahoo and Gmail do..