News Burst: How Hotmail security works

Inevitably, Microsoft's public relations army is patrolling the web this morning proclaiming this weekend's disastrous Hotmail security breach as fixed and protected against future attacks.

But why in Gates' name was the privacy of 40-50 million user accounts ever in jeopardy?

ZDNet UK News looks into the possible technical issues lurking behind this biggest confidence-shaker to date for Hotmail's admirably loyal user base...

Full story to follow.