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Submission + - XSS bug let hackers siphon Hotmail messages (

angry tapir writes: "Criminals recently spent more than a week siphoning e-mail messages from Hotmail users' accounts, thanks to a programming bug in Microsoft's website. The flaw gave hackers a way to read and steal e-mail messages from Hotmail users, and according to security vendor Trend Micro, that's exactly what they did, sending specially crafted e-mail messages to several thousand victims."
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XSS bug let hackers siphon Hotmail messages

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