Just A Reminder: Microsoft Passport Sucks

from the as-if-you-didn't-know dept

Ah. So, I just start skimming the latest news and right at the top what do I find but two stories reminding us all how badly Microsoft Passport sucks. First, there was a flaw where it diverted Hotmail users into a “test” account where they could send out emails from the account. No big deal really, but imagine that was your bank account that Microsoft let everyone access… Second, we find out that (thankfully) EPIC is asking law enforcement agencies in all 50 states to examine Passport because it “exposes consumers to fraud, junk electronic mail and identity theft.”

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