Helping people protect their Hotmail accounts

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Sep 25, 2010.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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  2. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    Thanks for the link Sir :thumb:

    Some good, some not so !

    Full Session SSL = :thumb: SMS-based account recovery = :thumbd: Trusted senders = :thumb:

    MS get's my # = no thanks

    Single-use codes

    MS get's my # = no thanks. Good idea but why can't they email it to you before you leave home etc ?

    http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_.../01/security-upgrades-in-the-new-hotmail.aspx

    MS get's my # = no thanks

    http://explore.live.com/windows-live-hotmail-secret-answer-using
     
  3. Sadeghi85

    Sadeghi85 Registered Member

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    I just signed up for a Hotmail account. I guess SMS-based account recovery is optional, alternate email is default.
     
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