Category Archives: Cloud

Google describes solution for restoring Google Drive files

Google Drive users have been complaining about lost files for weeks. At the end of November 2023, Google began investigating reports from such users and described the problem in this support article. It only affected a few users who used … Continue reading

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DICOM protocol: Millions of patient data accessible unprotected via the Internet

[German]It's a very unpleasant situation: the DICOM protocol has been used for decades to exchange X-ray images or images from other imaging procedures with clinics and doctors, for example. It wasn't a problem until someone came up with the idea … 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 issue (EX694090) from 28, – 29, Nov. 2023 fixed

[German]Microsoft's Exchange Online experienced a malfunction (EX694090) on November 28, 2023, during which the service was no longer  functional. Users were unable to receive emails via Exchange Online. However, Microsoft is trying to resolve the problem by redirecting mail deliveries. … Continue reading

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Exchange Online blocks suddenly mails from on-premises Exchange servers

[German]A quick question for Exchange Online administrators. A reader reports problems with the delivery of mails that are delivered from on-premises Exchange servers. Since the November 2023 patchday, these are supposed to be moved directly to quarantine after acceptance. The … Continue reading

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New Outlook app: Microsoft's statement on transferred credentials and content

[German]After it became public knowing, that the new Outlook app transmits access data for mail accounts (credentials and content) to Microsoft,  Redmond has now explained the issue to German news site heise and made some statements. Tenor: If you use … Continue reading

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Annoying Microsoft query when exiting OneDrive (Nov. 2023)

[German]Another short story for the weekend that is currently making the rounds in the US media. Microsoft apparently annoyed Windows users by asking them why they wanted to quit OneDrive. Microsoft says it was just a test and has now … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365 services temporarily down (Nov. 10, 2023)

[German]Quick information at the end of the week – as of this morning (CET), November 11, 2023, there appear to be problems accessing Microsoft 365 services. This is said it was related to Europe, but Germany and the UK have … Continue reading

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New Microsoft Teams 2.0 client mandatory from April 1, 2024

[German]At the beginning of October 2023, Microsoft released its new Teams 2.0 client for macOS and Windows in general – after a beta phase that started in spring 2023. There is still a little time to upgrade missing functions and … Continue reading

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ServiceNow silently fixes bug from 2015 that enabled data leaks

[German]The US company ServiceNow Inc. offers a cloud platform in whose software there has been a gaping bug since 2015 that allowed third parties to siphon off information without authentication. After a security researcher discovered the vulnerability, it was quietly … Continue reading

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Exchange Online: Missing confirmations for rooms bookings

[German]Currently users are facing many issues with Exchange Online. German blog reader Georg emailed me yesterday (October 25, 2023) about an annoying bug in Exchange Online: They don't get any confirmations / rejections sent for rooms bookings in Exchange Online … Continue reading

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