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Windows Live Mail, Outlook, Finally Get Hotmail SSL Support

Friday, July 8th, 2011

I’m kind of surprised that this took so long …

Microsoft did enable full session HTTPS encryption for their Hotmail email service back in November 2010. This was regarded by experts and users alike as a step in the right direction, considering that SSL connections improve security significantly over standard HTTP connections. Less than a year later more than two million users have opted in and enabled SSL encryption in their accounts.