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Daniel Cody

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User since: 14 Dec 1998

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According to an article at, Microsoft's Hotmail service has been backdoored.

What this means basically, is that all a person needs to read your email, and send email in your name, is your user name. All the gory details(including links) can be found over here. This is a pretty serious security hole, I tried it, and can personally vouch that it works. Take the appropriate action folks..

Dan lives a quiet life in the bustling city of Milwaukee, WI. Although he founded what would become in 1998, he's since moved on to other projects and is now the owner of Progressive Networks, a Zimbra hosting company based in Milwaukee.

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