Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft Sues Chinese Company Over Fraudulent Payments Linked to Xbox Accounts

Avid gamers will be no strangers to the phenomenon known as “hacked Xbox accounts”. These issues date back several years, and Microsoft claims they have finally found the culprit. According to the technology giant, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts since 2015. All of these accounts were then sold to other players. A very strong accusation, although Microsoft seems to have some evidence. Microsoft and IGSKY Are …
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Microsoft Engineers Develop Augmented Reality Solution Compatible With Regular Glasses

Microsoft has been making a fair few headlines throughout 2017 so far. The company’s latest development in the augmented reality sector is quite interesting to take note of. Researchers successfully developed near-eye holographics by using optics that fit inside regular glasses. This is a major step forward, albeit the product will not come to market soon. Microsoft Makes More AR Progress It is always good to see technology companies make …
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Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Wormable Remote Code Execution Exploit

There is no shortage of major exploits right now, as a lot of software and hardware solutions remain prone to cyber attacks. Google researchers have come across a new exploit that affected the Windows ecosystem. Luckily, Microsoft issued a patch to address the problem. However, there is a lot of concern as to why this vulnerability existed in the first place. The Wormable Windows Remote Code Execution Exploit Rest assured …
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Microsoft Takes a Strange Approach to get rid of Password-based Authentication

Every time a technology giant announces a new login mechanism, there is some cause for concern. In the case of Microsoft’s new announcement, it appears they are taking one step backward for some unknown reason. Rather than using passwords for a login procedure, Microsoft is now looking to use a code generated by the Microsoft Authenticator application. An interesting idea, although it may not necessarily be the best course of …
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