Hotmail Users Fall for Phishing Scam

Thousands of users fell for a Hotmail/Windows Live “likely phishing scheme” over the weekend. User account access is being blocked, and instructions to reclaim accounts are provided after a form is filled out on the site. Limited set of details are on the team’s blog here, with useful hints about identifying phishing scams and selecting strong passwords: “Our guidance to customers is to exercise extreme caution when opening unsolicited attachments and links from both known and unknown sources, and that they install and regularly update their anti-virus software”.

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