Category Archives: Cloud

Microsoft PKI vulnerability – a warning without details …

A little info that recently came to my attention. Microsoft seems to have informed some people that they have found a configuration problem in the Microsoft Cloud Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). This would affect the configuration in the organization of … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365: Login error 700003

[German]A quick question for Microsoft 365 users and administrators. Do you face temporary sign in issues with Microsoft 365 in the relevant office apps since March 10, 2024? A reader contacted me by email and reported corresponding issues. On Monday, … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Exchange Online: Microsoft confirms outgoing emails are rejected as spam (March 2024)

[German]Microsoft has a problem with its Exchange Online instances that can easily sideline its customers. The sender domains for emails are classified as spam and rejected. This means that companies can no longer send mail. After I discussed this several … Continue reading

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Security incident: 13,000 Wyze camera users see images of other users

[German]Security camera vendor, Wyze, recently experienced technical problems. Users reported that they were suddenly shown other people's camera images. The provider has now confirmed the security incident. Around 13,000 users were affected and were shown the camera data of other … Continue reading

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OneDrive trap: Some folder names can prevent synchronization

[German]In OneDrive is lurking a trap when choosing names for files and folders. With the wrong names, the synchronization of files between OneDrive storage and the system's local storage fails. The whole thing doesn't seem to have been properly documented … Continue reading

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Azure Virtual Desktop is generally available (February 1, 2024)

[German]A small addendum to a topic that has been on my list for a few days. Microsoft has made Azure Virtual Desktop generally available (GA) on the Azure Stack HCI platform. Here is some information on this topic. Advertising

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How Midnight Blizzard hackers were able to penetrate Microsoft's email system

[German]It was recently revealed that hackers from the state-run group Midnight Blizzard Hackers were able to penetrate Microsoft's email system and read messages from executives or security experts. The hackers had been in the system for months. Microsoft has now … Continue reading

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Microsoft hacked by Russian Midnight Blizzard; emails exfiltrated since Nov. 2023

[German]Microsoft has been successfully hacked by the Russian state hacker group Midnight Blizzard, also known as Nobelium. This was noticed on January 12, 2024, but the hackers were probably in the systems for months and were able to view and … Continue reading

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Microsoft IP addresses landed on blacklists (Jan. 2023)

[German]Brief note to the my readers, perhaps someone has observed something similar with customers or within its enterprise environments. It seems that some IP addresses that can be assigned to Microsoft mail servers have ended up on blacklists. It may … Continue reading

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Copilot Pro: Microsoft's subscription model for its products

[German]Microsoft has introduced an extension to its LLM solution Copilot. Microsoft Copilot Pro is a subscription-based approach to rolling out LLM models to both home and business users, from small businesses to large enterprises, and earning money from these solutions. … Continue reading

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