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Webmail hit by security scam


Users of web-based e-mail services such as Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail are being urged to change their passwords after a major security scam.

Hackers have used fake websites to trick users into revealing details such as passwords and other secure information.

Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

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