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"Breaking news": Microsoft Teams supports now "Games for Work" …

The other day, a message went around the Internet announcing a new feature in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft has unlocked a new "Games for Work" feature. Boring online meeting with the boss – why not play a Minesweeper or Solitaire on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Teams stores authentication tokens as plain text in Windows, Linux, Macs

[German]The desktop app for Microsoft Teams stores authentication tokens as plain text on the Linux, macOS, and Windows platforms. This allows attackers to access accounts using these tokens even if multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been enabled. Customers should rely on … 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 ...

Microsoft Teams Bugs: Blocks Emergency calls, unpatched phishing vulnerability since March 2021

[German]Another collective article on Microsoft Teams, which is widely used, but has a somewhat idiosyncratic implementation and above all is teeming with bugs and attracts negative attention in this regard every now and then. Today on offer: Since March 2021, … Continue reading

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Outlook Add-On for Microsoft Edge

[German]Microsoft has an extension (add-on) for the Edge browser that allows access to various Outlook services (hotmail.com or outlook.com) such as Mail, Calendar, Teams, etc. directly in the browser. Advertising

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Microsoft Teams released, free for private use

Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) s a platform launched globally in 2017 that combines chat, (video) meetings, notes and attachments. The service is integrated into the Microsoft 365 suite with Microsoft Office and Skype/Skype for Business – and also into Office … Continue reading

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Data protection officer stopps use of Microsoft Teams in schools of German state Hesse

[German]The use of Microsoft Teams in schools of German state Hesse (Hessen) is being phased out for data protection reasons. This has just been announced by the Hessian data protection commissioner. Data protection-compliant substitute solutions are available for use for … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Chromebooks are cheaper and faster than Windows machines

[German]In an "all-hands" meeting with employees, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Education Eran Megiddo let out some information that isn't a secret to me. Along with the cheering number regarding Teams usage in the school sector came the admission that … Continue reading

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Fix for Microsoft Teams Performance Issues

[German]Is Microsoft Teams slow on your computer? Does it take endless to launch Teams? Does the CPU load and memory consumption in Microsoft Team sessions go to new heights? Welcome to the new Microsoft world. But there are workarounds that … Continue reading

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Teams storage location for compliance records changed, bricks scripts

[German]Another short information for administrators in corporate environments. Microsoft has changed the location for compliance records in its Team Application without much notice. As a result, PowerShell scripts that generate certain reports in this area no longer work. Advertising

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Microsoft 365: Teams and Outlook was down again (10/07/2020)

[German]On October 7, 2020, Microsoft 365 experienced another disruption to Azure Cloud services. Users are having problems accessing Microsoft Teams or Outlook 365 and this is now the second malfunction since the end of September and on October 1, 2020. … Continue reading

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