About 20 percent of compromised credentials, exposed via hacks on other service providers, match Microsoft Account logins due to password reuse
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Software giant didn't immediately encourage hackers tinkering with its motion-sensing game controller. Now, it plans a PC-specific Kinect to spark new uses for the gadget.
Between antenna problems and app store hacks, the iPhone 4 is starting to feel like an outcast in the iPhone portfolio - kind of like Windows Vista was for Microsoft.
Microsoft is planning to push to Windows 7 users a set of anti-piracy updates before the end of February. Called the Windows Activation Technologies Update for Windows 7, the Windows Genuine patch is designed to detect more than 70 known and potentially dangerous activation hacks, according to a February 11 post about the update on the Windows Team blog.
... UPDATED - Microsoft unsuccessful in preventing all Vista hacks with SP1 ... With the launch of SP1 Microsoft promised to put an end to two popular hacks used by pirates to allow a non-genuine install of Windows Vista to function in the same way as a genuine install. Testing that I've carried out in the lab today suggests that Microsoft has been true to its word.
Wednesday 30/7/2004A small but talented team is out at the Microsoft Tech Ed Europe 2004 show in Amsterdam, with Editor Matt Loney and Intern Supreme Ingrid Marson following the plot. You might expect a huge event in Amsterdam, stuffed full of itinerant hacks and propeller-head coders, to generate a lot of naughtiness: I couldn't possibly comment, but I'm sure that Matt and Ingrid behaved impeccably throughout and never even thought of partaking in the Dam's dangerous distractions.
Q&A Bob Muglia says IT is not running out of patience with Microsoft after a string of hacks that exploited vulnerabilities in the company's Windows software.
Microsoft Corp. this week issued its 39th security bulletin—MS03-039—of the year.
70 vulnerabilities so far this year...
How much sleep will Bill lose over annoying Apple users?
Microsoft warns Mac Office users that hackers could use the product serial number as a weapon to shut down copies of Office v. X on a network or connected to the Internet.
Friday 5/10/2001To Microsoft's Soho HQ, where yours truly and a selection of other IT hacks are led into a seminar room cunningly disguised as a swimming pool, with tables made of white pebbles embedded in clear resin and thus irresistibly reminiscent of giant rice cakes. This surreal environment proves perfect for two hours of lectures and Q&A on the sticky subject of Microsoft Product Activation.
A programmer in the US claims to have written a program that cracks the encryption that stops people sharing e-books created with Microsoft Reader
Teen-ager who hacked the Microsoft site and 10 others says he doesn't do it for love -- he hacks to 'escape reality and see how much trouble I can get into.'
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