Tag Archives: Mail

Outlook.com: IMAP-XOAUTH2 login fails – some mail clients affected

[German]Microsoft seems to have recently changed the authentication for the IMAP protocol on its Outlook.com email service. It is no longer possible to use XOAUTH2, so some mail clients refuse to cooperate. Here is a brief overview of the situation. … Continue reading

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(eMail-) Encryption with StartTLS as a security risk

[German]The encryption method StartTLS, which can be used in network communication, especially for e-mails, has a number of vulnerabilities that make it possible to break open communication by stealing access data, for example. This was already proven by German security … Continue reading

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Google fixes Gmail spoofing vulnerability

[German]In Google's email service Gmail wad a spoofing vulnerability that could have been used to send mail through someone else's account. Google has now eliminated this vulnerability after an exploit became public. Advertising

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Windows 10: Mail & Calendar app deletes GMail

[German]The Mail & Calendar app included with Windows 10 is causing a steady stream of issues. Constantly something is broken, now there are reports that the app deletes GMail entries or is causing GMail issues. Advertising

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Office365.com outage fixed, Microsoft 365 facing now new issues 01/29/2019)

[German]Today Microsoft reported that the major outage of Office365.com last week was fixed. But now Microsoft 365-/Office365.com users can no longer access safe links in emails. And outages of Azure, Outlook, Skype etc. are also floating in. Advertising

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Microsoft employees experienced reply-all email Armageddon

[German]Thursday, January 24, 2019, about 11,500 Microsoft employees were probably quite annoyed because their mailboxes were flooded with 'tons of e-mails'. A configuration change to the Microsoft's Github account was the root cause of this incident. Advertising

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Windows 10: Mail app don’t support group mails

The mail app of Windows 10 doesn't support to send group emails to contacts located within the people app. The creation of groups in the people app is not possible. Now a Microsoft employee is trying to push the topic. … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1: Mail App requires suddently a Microsoft Account

[German]It looks like the mail app included in Windows 8.1 suddenly rquires to log in to a Microsoft account to. Here are a few hints. Addendum: The user has solved the issue – explanation inside. Advertising

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Windows 10: Links in Mail app will be allowed to open in 3rd party browsers

[German]Microsoft seems to allow links in mails that are displayed via mail app to be opened in any browser. This is a fundamental change, because Microsoft announced earlier this year, that such links will be opened in Edge browser only. … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in PGP and S/MIME

[German]Security researcher found a critical vulnerability in encryption used by PGP and S/MIME during encrypting e-mails. This results that encrypted messages may contain data in plain text and also old encrypted messages can be decrypted afterwards. Advertising

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