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Microsoft Fixes Hotmail Password Hack

   
11:55 am on Apr 30, 2012 (gmt 0)

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[url]=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17866897]Microsoft Fixes Hotmail Password Hack[/url]
Microsoft has rushed out a fix for a serious bug in its Hotmail webmail services.

The bug allowed a hacker to reset the password for a Hotmail account, locking out its owner and giving the attacker access to the inbox.

The fix was put together because the bug was starting to be actively exploited online.