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Access your SharePoint's data from anywhere with SharePlus for Mac. Browse all your SharePoint's knowledge assets easily, from an Mac...

March 4, 2011 by SouthLabs

Microsoft expands multi-factor authentication for Office 365

Microsoft has had multi-factor authentication support for Office 365 administrative accounts since last year. Now that important security feature is available for ordinary user accounts in Midsize Business and Enterprise plans.

February 11, 2014

Sharity

Sharity mounts shares exported by Windows, Samba and other SMB/CIFS servers in the file system of Unix computers. Sharity implements...

January 2, 2011 by Objective Development

Microsoft targets SpyEye with MSRT

Microsoft has included remediation for the SpyEye banking Trojan in its Malicious Software Removal Tool.The SpyEye form grabber, which goes after authentication details, tries to hide on systems to make detection more difficult, Microsoft said in a blog post on Wednesday.

October 14, 2011 by

Java security holes need fixing immediately

Oracle has just released another big security update, patching 17 vulnerabilities across various platforms -- except for Apple's Mac OS X. All the holes could be remotely exploited without authentication, which means patches should be applied as a matter of urgency, especially on systems where Microsoft Windows is being run with administrator privileges.

June 8, 2011 by

Microsoft Live ID authentication problems hit users across the Web

Reports cropped up across Twitter around 1:30 ET on February 16 from individuals having problems logging into Microsoft's Hotmail, Xbox Live, as well as other Windows Live services. No word yet from Microsoft on what's causing the issue, other than it seems to be connected with Windows Live ID authentication.

February 16, 2010 by

Spammers break Microsoft Live Hotmail CAPTCHA...again

The latest version of Microsoft Live Hotmail's CAPTCHA authentication system has been broken, reports InfoWorld via security company Websense.According to a detailed analysis of the latest hack by Websense, spammers have come up with a new scheme to fool the CAPTCHA:The process starts in the same way as did previous CAPTCHA-breaking attacks, using bot-controlled zombie PCs under remote control to fill in the main fields - name, password, country - asked for by Hotmail during signup.

February 17, 2009 by

Microsoft allows pirate XP users to download IE7

Microsoft is to allow pirated copies of Windows XP to download and install Internet Explorer 7 without gaining Windows Genuine Advantage authentication, which is a move to boost security but not encourage piracy, according to the software giant.

October 8, 2007 by

Microsoft presses the Stupid button

When you’re the Evil Empire, it’s only natural to get a bad rap for everything you do. Microsoft gets bad-mouthed a hundred times a week for things that would be perfectly acceptable coming from anyone else. Given that level of criticism, it’s easy to ignore the times when they’re just completely, egregiously wrong.Microsoft’s new Windows Genuine Advantage authentication software which is now being pushed onto Windows users’ machines via Windows Update, is one of those occasions. Someone at Microsoft just pushed the Stupid button. And things aren’t going to get better until they stop pushing it.

June 12, 2006 by

Microsoft's token-less Vista balances trust, openness

Microsoft's decision to ditch native support for RSA's SecurID tokens in Windows Vista may irk enterprises that have already deployed the two-factor authentication technology but it should increase competition and openness.RSA's chief executive Art Coviello on Tuesday revealed that although Microsoft had originally planned to include native support for SecurID tokens in Vista, the idea had now been shelved.

May 4, 2006 by

Microsoft shelves RSA SecurID support in Vista

Microsoft has shelved plans to include native support for RSA's SecurID tokens in Windows Vista, even though the company has been trialling the technology for almost two years.In February 2004, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates announced that Windows would be able to support easy integration with RSA Security's ubiquitous SecurID tokens, which meant that enterprises would find it far easier to deploy a two-factor authentication system for logging on to networks and applications.

May 1, 2006 by

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