Hotmail lets down its over 350 million users when it comes to security, by not giving them an easy way to tell if their account has been accessed by unauthorised third parties.
With hacks of web mail accounts being worryingly common, you would imagine that any popular online email service would give its users a way to check if their account has recently been accessed from somewhere unusual, or at a time when you weren’t surfing, or from a device that you don’t own.
Google and Yahoo, both arch-rivals of Hotmail, have just such a system.
But where it it on Microsoft’s Hotmail service? Sadly, it doesn’t appear to exist…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.