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E-mail passwords leak not limited to Hotmail

hotmail_logoSince the news Monday that somebody posted online the account details of more than 10,000 Windows Live Hotmail users, the BBC has uncovered at least 20,000 more victims from Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL, Comcast and Earthlink.

Like Microsoft, Google has said the Gmail accounts were compromised by a phishing scheme, in which users are duped, usually by a bogus Web site, into thinking they are giving personal information to their e-mail provider. more…

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