Hackers could read users’ Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN email via compromised Microsoft support account

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.

Spam is still a problem – for Outlook webmail users at least

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.

Outlook webmail passwords restricted to 16 chars – how does that compare with Yahoo and Gmail?

Shouldn’t Outlook.com be giving users the option of having longer passwords?

That’s what Yahoo and Gmail do..