Thousands of Hotmail account details posted online

Phishing attack sees user logins made public

Phishing attack sees user logins made public

Hotmail account logins and passwords have been posted to a public forum following a phishing attack.

Several thousand users are thought to be affected although the lists of Hotmail user credentials have since been removed from the code-sharing site where they were posted.

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Hotmail user details have been exposed
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For more, see Phishing attack hits thousands of Hotmail accounts on ZDNet UK.