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A bug in Microsoft’s login system made it easy to hijack anyone’s Office account

A string of bugs when chained together created the perfect attack to gain access to someone’s Microsoft account — simply by tricking a user into clicking a link. Sahad Nk, an India-based bug hunter, discovered that a Microsoft subdomain, “success.office.com,” had not been properly configured, allowing him to take it over. He used a CNAME ...

Office 365, Azure users are locked out after a global multi-factor authentication outage

Good morning! Except if you’re a hosted Microsoft customer who’s locked out of your account right now. Microsoft’s cloud-based multi-factor authentication services went down across the globe early Monday morning, preventing access to users who are required to sign in using a second layer of authentication to their account, such as a text message, a ...

Web-based remote access: how your password can be stolen in two clicks

03.23.2009 · Posted in Software Articles

Article about web-based remote access software: how phishers can steal your private data if you use web-based remote access to computer, why client-server programs for remote control are more secure. ...