Category Archives: Cloud

Microsoft 365: Multi-factor authentication bypassed

[German]That does not sound very good. Newly discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft 365 make it possible to bypass multi-factor authentication. Security researchers from Proofpoint have just released this information. Advertising

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Cloud: Apple, Google and Dropbox in focus by Italian antitrust authority

[German]Italy’s antitrust authority has initiated a formal investigation procedure against the US providers Apple, Google and Dropbox. The proceedings relate to alleged unfair business practices and the possible existence of unfair terms in the terms of contract. Advertising

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Amazon allows no more Synology NAS Backups to Cloud Drive

[German]U.S. cloud provider Amazon adds the ability to run backups and synchronizations of Synology NAS drives with Synology programs in its consumer cloud drive service. As of November 1, 2020, Amazon will only allow its own apps to access these … Continue reading

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What is Microsoft’s MeTAOS (Meta-OS)?

[German]Over the weekend, the news that Microsoft is working on an operating system MeTAOS made the rounds. The abbreviation MeTAOS is a special notation that stands for Meta-OS, i.e. a meta operating system. Here is some information about this topic. … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in Google Drive allows malware distribution

[German]There is an unpatched vulnerability in a feature in Google Drive. This vulnerability allows attackers to distribute malware via the Google Drive drive. Advertising

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Cloud Privacy: Well, I’ll just encrypt…

[German]Some users are concerned about the security and confidentiality of their data stored into the cloud. Often we heard advice: “Then I encrypt that stuf, and I’m sure that no one can read my data’. During the last days, two … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s account suspensions and the OneDrive ‘nude’ photos

[German]Users of a Microsoft account – needed for Microsoft services or in Windows 10 – may facing a strange behaviro. Their Microsoft account may be suspended without a warning for life time. One reason could be OneDrive  content, that violates … Continue reading

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Exchange Online service disruption? (August 11,-14, 2020)

[German]Since 11.8.2020 Microsoft has been experiencing a disruption in Exchange Online service. The service is occasionally disrupted in sub-functions (login, access). Blog reader Andreas P. has provided me with some information from the Dashboard for Administrators. Advertising

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Windows 10 2004 OneDrive issue: No access after upgrade

[German]Today still an issue, that has been observed through all Windows 10 builds. After upgrading to the next build, OneDrive fails and delivers ‘OneDrive cannot connect to Windows’. There can also be printer problems. Here is some information about this … Continue reading

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Universal (Cloud) Print Preview available

[German]Microsoft has just released a public preview of its Universal Pint solution. Universal Print is a Microsoft 365 service designed to provide users with intuitive and secure printing in the cloud while helping IT reduce time and effort. Advertising

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