Tag Archives: Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 services collide with Google Chrome third-party cookie blockade

[German]Google has been blocking third-party cookies in Google Chrome since the beginning of 2024 – and Edge is also likely to be affected. However, this will lead to collisions with Microsoft 365 services such as Teams, which will then no … 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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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 ...

W3LL phishing kit can bypass multifactor authentication; thousands of Microsoft 365 accounts hijacked

[German]Singapore-based security vendor Group-IB released a security report that points to specific activity by a group of cybercriminals called W3LL. The cybergang has developed a phishing kit to hijack Microsoft 365 accounts and offers this service to at least 500 … Continue reading

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Administrative Templates (ADMX/ADML) for Microsoft 365 (July 2023)

[German]Microsoft has released updated administrative template files (ADMX/ADML) for Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise/Office LTSC 2021/Office 2019/Office 2016 and Office Customization Tool for Office 2016 as of July 3, 2023. Advertising

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Microsoft's cloud outage was result of a DDoS attack

[German]Since June 5, 2023, there have been repeated problems with the availability of the Microsoft cloud and the services offered there. I had speculated in my blog posts that there might be an attack behind it, especially since a hacktivist … Continue reading

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Microsoft Defender is forcibly installed for Microsoft 365 users

[German]Microsoft Defender is already integrated into the operating system as virus protection in Windows 10 and Windows 11. However, Microsoft has further plans and wants to integrate the Microsoft Defender app into its Microsoft 365 product (for consumers). This means … Continue reading

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Connection issues with Microsoft 365 applications? (Feb. 2023)

[German]Question for Microsoft 365 administrators and service providers. Has there been increased feedback in recent days that apps are losing their connection to Microsoft services? Affects for example Office, Outlook, OneDrive, so that users have to log in again every … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365 Basic subscription (without Office and Windows) with 100 GB OneDrive storage for $1.99

[German]On January 30, 2023, Microsoft wants to offer a worldwide subscription for Microsoft 365 Basic at a price of $1.99 (or euros) per month. If you are hoping that the Office apps will be included in the package or that … Continue reading

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German data protection conference 2022 says Microsoft 365 still not GDPR compliant

[German]The use of Microsoft 365 (including Office 365) is still not compliant with European general data protection rules (GDPR). Anyone using the product is breaching European GDPR law – at least as far as the standard configuration specified by Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft kills Office; it's branded Microsoft 365 in the future

[German]During the Ignite 2022 conference, it also became known that the strategists from Redmond want to abandon the Office product brand. The applications previously marketed under Microsoft Office will be offered under the name Microsoft 365 in the future. Advertising

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