Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Tag Archives: Microsoft

44 million Microsoft customers using leaked passwords

San Francisco: Microsoft has discovered that over 44 million users of its Azure and Microsoft Services Accounts (MSA) are using leaked credentials to log into their accounts. The Microsoft identity threat research team regularly checks billions of credentials obtained from different breaches to look for compromised credentials in the Microsoft systems. ...

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Amazon sues over $10b Pentagon contract with Microsoft

NEW YORK: Amazon Web Services has filed a lawsuit contesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a cloud computing contract to rival Microsoft in late October. A spokesperson for the company told CBS News the evaluation process for awarding the $10 billion contract “contained clear deficiencies, errors, and unmistakable bias.” “[Amazon ...

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Microsoft says Russia-linked hackers target sports organizations

WASHINGTON: Microsoft Corp said it has tracked “significant” cyberattacks coming from a group it calls “Strontium” or “Fancy Bear”, targeting anti-doping authorities and global sporting organizations. The group, also called APT28, has been linked to the Russian government, Microsoft said in a blog post. At least 16 national and international ...

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Amazon, Microsoft may be putting world at risk of killer AI

WASHINGTON: Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies that could spearhead a global AI arms race, according to a report that surveyed major players from the sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons. Dutch NGO Pax ranked 50 companies by three criteria: whether they were developing technology ...

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Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose tariffs on laptops, tablets

WASHINGTON: Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc, Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp opposed U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs. Dell, HP and Microsoft, which together account for 52% of the notebooks and detachable tablets sold in the United States, ...

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Microsoft gives glimpse of new Xbox console

LOS ANGELES: Microsoft on Sunday gave the world a first glimpse of a powerful next-generation Xbox gaming console that it aims to release late next year. Xbox head Phil Spencer pulled back the curtain on “Project Scarlett,” the creation of a successor to the Xbox One that will give game ...

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Microsoft tops $1 trillion as it predicts more cloud growth

NEW YORK: Microsoft Corp briefly topped $1 trillion (774 billion pounds) in value for the first time after executives predicted continued growth for its cloud computing business. The Redmond, Washington-based company beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, powered by an unexpected boost in Windows revenue and brisk ...

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Apple announces debut of Microsoft Office in online App Store

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc. announced that Microsoft Office 365 is available for the first time on Mac App Store where Apple users can download directly the signature apps such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel that are popular in Microsoft Windows system. The debut of the Microsoft Office in Apple Store ...

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