Tag Archives: Cloud

SmarterASP.net Server down in Europe – what's going on?

[German]A brief message for people who host ASP applications at the provider smarterasp.net. I have just been informed from Belgium by a user that there is a serious disruption there and it was asked if they were victims of a … Continue reading

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German OSB Alliance warns: Microsoft Cloud threatens digital sovereignty

[German]Microsoft is working to force users – especially in enterprise IT – onto subscription models and cloud connectivity. From 2025, many on-premises offerings will be phased out and the compulsion to the cloud will then be de facto. This will … Continue reading

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Ransomware in the cloud: Detecting attacks

[German]According to Yahoo! Finance, around 65,000 ransomware attacks are expected this year in the US alone. It doesn't seem to matter what region, country or industry it happens in. Security vendor Vectra provided me with some thoughts on how to … Continue reading

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Why you may not be able to decommission on-premises Exchange even with cloud solutions

[German]If I understand correctly, many companies are moving towards the cloud. The hope is that once the on-premises Exchange functions are moved to the cloud in Exchange Online, the on-premises solutions will be gone. The other day I came across … Continue reading

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Next Azure container vulnerability allowed data theft

[German]Microsoft issued a warning to its Azure customers about a security vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to access data. The punchline: It involved containers whose code had a known vulnerability that had not been patched. Microsoft has now updated … Continue reading

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Microsofts Cloud PC "failed provisioning" error during Windows 365 setup

[German]A short information tidbit about Microsoft's Cloud PC and issues during setting up Windows 365. The cloud service is only available since a few days (see Windows 365 released) and Microsoft has already had to suspend the provisioning of the … Continue reading

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News from Microsoft's Cloud PC

[German]It has been speculated for quite some time that Microsoft is working on a so-called cloud PC (see Is Microsoft planning a 'Windows 10 Cloud-PC' for 2021?). However, a launch in spring 2021 has definitely not taken place and Microsoft … Continue reading

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Fire in Amazon data center? Blink cameras no longer work

[German]Blink is the series name of surveillance cameras from Amazon that can be found in many households. I am a bit suspicious of the Blink surveillance cameras, since they involve Amazon via a user account. But there's more to come. … Continue reading

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Siloscape malware targets Windows containers in Kubernetes clusters

[German]Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks are sounding the alarm, having encountered malware called Siloscape. The malware attempts to compromise Windows containers running in Kubernetes clusters in the cloud. It then attempts to infiltrate all containers in the Kubernetes cluster. … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365 bug: Mails from Exchange Online and Outlook send to the spam folder

[English]Exchange Online and Outlook users are just noticing that mails end up in the SPAM folder of the mailbox when delivered. Microsoft is now investigating this Microsoft 365/Office 365 issue. Advertising

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