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Hotmail Password Scam much Worse than Originally Reported, Yahoo, Gmail others

Recent reports of a phishing scam where users are asked to put in their passwords were tricked, and the passwords were put up on the Internet for everyone to see.

This was originally thought it was only Microsoft’s Hotmail, but it seems to have stretched to Yahoo mail, Google Mail, Comcast, Earthlink and others.

The hackers tricked users into putting passwords into a bogus site, and stole the passwords, then published them on a website.

Here is the full article

If you think you have been scammed, I highly suggest you go in and change your passwords, especially if they are the same for other things that someone might be able to hack into.

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