Microsoft's Hotmail/Outlook privacy hole

Discussion in 'Hotmail' started by mike1977, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. mike1977

    mike1977 Valued Member

    Mar 5, 2012
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    A Hotmail address that I have is spammed and obviously got some of those random invites to be contacts on the messenger. Now I renamed that and made it an alias.

    I used Live Messenger with another account and I added the now-alias as a contact. What displayed? The Windows Live ID the spammed alias is under. [​IMG]

    So that Windows Live ID you never ever tell anyone and only use for logging in purposes gets found out by someone else by trying to friend the alias.

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