Category: <span>#Repost</span>

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Hackers manage to smash Microsoft’s Azure Cosmos DB database cluster, reveal poor security practices

Wiz security researchers have managed to crack the control panel of the underlying service that hosts Azure CosmosDB, which gave them full read and write privileges over all other customer databases on the same cluster. Using the access they were able to obtain plaintext Primary Keys “for any?Cosmos DB?instance running in our cluster” as well […]
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Microsoft releases Edge Dev channel build 97.0.1060.2 with an option to print even or odd pages

Microsoft today released the new v97.0.1060.2 build for Edge Dev channel users. This new build comes with the ability to draw arbitrary highlighting on PDFs, option to print even or odd pages and more. Find the full change log of Edge Dev Channel build below. Added features and bug fixes:  Added the ability to draw […]
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Microsoft releases Edge Dev channel build 96.0.1047.2 with support for adding Citations and more

Microsoft today released the new v96.0.1047.2 build for Edge Dev channel users. This new build comes with support for adding Citations to items in a Collection, support for Super Duper Secure Mode flag on Linux and more. Find the full change log of Edge Dev Channel build below. Added features and bug fixes:  Added support […]
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Amazon Hardware Event 2021 details leak early

Like last year, Amazon is set to launch a large number of new devices at its hardware event on the 28th of September. Today Bloomberg managed to leak some of the products Amazon is expected to announce. Interestingly no major changes are expected to the Echo, Echo Show, and Echo Dot, as they have already […]
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Microsoft is bringing Customer Lockbox support for Microsoft Teams

Customer Lockbox is a Microsoft 365 feature that ensures that Microsoft cannot access your cloud content to perform a service operation without your explicit approval. Occasionally, Microsoft engineers are asked to troubleshoot and fix issues that arise with Microsoft 365 services. Usually, engineers fix issues using extensive telemetry and debugging tools Microsoft has in place […]
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Watch out for Windows 11 Alpha

Scammers have found a way to exploit the buzz around Windows 11 to launch phishing campaigns against unsuspecting businesses. Companies are receiving emails with documents attached which purport to be generated on “Windows 11 Alpha”. The instructions in the document are designed to trick recipients into disabling security features, under the guise of making the […]
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How to get rid of the god-awful Outlook Amazon summary card

Outlook has a feature called Events from Email which will automatically add events to your calendar based on the contents of your emails. These can include flight reservations, car reservations and package deliveries. Unfortunately what should be a useful feature is in fact a major annoyance, as the summary card Microsoft uses completely obscures the […]
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Microsoft updates Cortana for Microsoft Teams Rooms with new capabilities

Microsoft Teams Rooms is Microsoft’s enterprise-level video conferencing solution, featuring purpose-built calling and meeting room solutions that deliver a native Microsoft Teams experience with HD audio and video. Today Microsoft announced that Microsoft Teams Rooms is getting a Windows Service Update and New Skills in Cortana. Service Update: The service update will occur on Microsoft Teams […]
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Microsoft protests NSA’s $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Amazon AWS

Early this year, due to Amazon’s protest, the Department of Defense cancelled the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract awarded to Microsoft. Recently, NSA (National Security Agency) has awarded a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Amazon’s AWS. Today, NextGov discovered that Microsoft has filed a bid protest last month with the Government Accountability Office. Microsoft confirmed […]
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Leaked official Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 marketing material lets you have your own Unpacked event right now

We are still 5 days away from Samsung’s Unpacked event, but after the full specs of the Samsung Galaxy Fold3 leaked earlier, Giznext decided to drop the full official brochure for the handset. Beyond specs, the brochure also details the features and software modifications Samsung made to make the device attractive to buyers, and it […]
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Spotify’s mysterious Car Thing reviewed

A few months ago Spotify released their much-leaked Car Thing music player on an invitation-only basis to some US subscribers. That exclusivity means we have not heard much about how the accessory operates. Today we have a review by Joshua Chang, who managed to get the device via Spotify’s waiting list. From the review, the […]
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Microsoft sort of again confirms Windows 11 October RTM

There have been numerous hints that Microsoft intends to release Windows 11 to manufacturers in October this year, and today we have another hint, courtesy of Microsoft’s Windows Hardware Compatibility Program. There Microsoft announced a deadline for OEMs to submit drivers of the 24th September 2021, saying: Windows 11, version 21H2 based systems may ship […]
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Skype now supports 1:1 Together mode, has new Scenes

One of the coolest video conferencing developments in recent years has been Together Mode, which places participants in virtual scenes. Microsoft led with this with Teams, but has also brought the feature to Skype. Previously this was confined to larger meetings, but in the latest news, Skype now supports Together mode for 1:1 calls, adding […]
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