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Big data breaches found at major email services

Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia’s criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters. The discovery of 272.3 million stolen accounts included a majority of users of, Russia’s most popular email service, and smaller fractions of Google, Yahoo and Microsoft email users, said

Microsoft lawsuit against government relies on speech, privacy rights

When the U.S. Department of Justice sought permission to search a Microsoft Hotmail account in 2014, a judge rejected one condition the agency asked for – an order preventing Microsoft from ever telling its customer about the search. Microsoft was not asked to submit its views in the case, nor did it attempt to do