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2013-06-27 23:48:06

Data Loss Prevention Solution Upgraded for Webmail Attachments and Skype Messaging Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Awareness Technologies, Inc. (ATI), the only provider of Complete Insider Threat Security On Demand, today announced it has released an advanced Windows Client with robust new Data Loss Prevention (DLP) features. With InterGuard’s patented Single Agent architecture, organizations can now monitor, discover, and prevent data loss and leakage in Webmail attachments – such...

Microsoft Drops Linked Outlook Accounts For Aliases
2013-06-18 13:01:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While Microsoft has long supported linked accounts for its Hotmail and Outlook email services, the Redmond-based software giant recently noted these can be tempting targets for hackers. In a surprising move, the company has opted to sever those links entirely. On Monday, Microsoft announced it would drop linked accounts for its Outlook service and instead begin using aliases. This move reportedly comes as a way to mitigate email...

2013-05-24 23:19:05

NitroDesk announced the availability of a Personal Edition of their popular TouchDown email client. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 NitroDesk, the makers of TouchDown, the industry-leading Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync solution for Android, iOS, Windows 8 and Windows RT powered devices announced the availability of a Personal Edition of their popular TouchDown email client. This application is built exclusively to support Microsoft Hotmail, MSN, Live and Outlook.com accounts....

2013-05-14 23:31:19

Microsoft Outlook.com steps up security against new forms of WiFi hacks. idcloak recommends users also step up their own security: with double encryption and improved awareness. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 This week Microsoft´s Outlook.com rolls out a two-factor authentication system to protect users from webmail hacks, particularly over public WiFi. Though the move has been applauded by the security community, concern remains on how quickly the WiFi threat landscape is changing....

Microsoft Migrates 400 Million Outlook Users
2013-05-03 19:00:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft has just announced they´ve finally finished migrating every Hotmail user over to the new Outlook.com service, leaving them with more than 400 million active accounts. In a blog post, Microsoft group program manager Dick Craddock says there were over 150 petabytes of email shuffled from one service to another in a total of six weeks. Craddock also notes 125 million active users are accessing their accounts on a...

Yahoo Integrates Email With Cloud-Based Dropbox
2013-04-03 12:49:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Size matters a lot, at least when it involves sending large emails. As photos, videos and other files have continued to increase in size this can make the sharing of those files via email all the more difficult. However, Yahoo! on Tuesday announced that it had integrated its Yahoo! Mail service with the cloud based storage platform Dropbox. This will allow users to send and receive attachments of virtual any size and save those...

Microsoft Service Disruptions Affect Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive
2013-03-13 12:20:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft services Hotmail, Outlook and SkyDrive experienced some service disruptions and outages yesterday, leaving many customers without access to their accounts. Nearly four hours after users began Tweeting about these disruptions, Microsoft acknowledged the incident on their Service Status page. “We're having a problem accessing email,” read an update on the page. “You might not be able to see all your...

Microsoft’s Bold Move Replaces Hotmail with New Outlook
2013-02-19 11:24:31

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Tuesday, Microsoft announced its browser-based Outlook e-mail service has ended its preview phase and will now be available globally. The web-based Outlook.com was introduced last July, and is being touted as the boldest email move since Google launched Gmail back in 2004. Microsoft´s Outlook.com is also expected to replace its Hotmail web-based email service, which it acquired way back in 1997 and which never managed to...

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