Microsoft Offers Developers Cloud Security Tips

Microsoft this week published a best practices guide for writing applications to its Windows Azure cloud computing environment. http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/3/E/73E4EE93-559F-4D0F-A6FC-7FEC5F1542D1/SecurityBestPracticesWindowsAzureApps.docx “We wrote this paper because no matter how many defenses we add to Windows Azure, it is important that people building software or hosting services in ‘The Cloud’ understand that they must also build software with…

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3.7 Billion Phishing Emails were sent in the last 12 Months

[Network World] Cyber criminals sent 3.7 billion phishing emails over the last year, in a bid to steal money from unsuspecting web users, says CPP.  Research by the life assistance company revealed that 55 percent of phishing scams are fake bank emails, which try and dupe web users into giving hackers their credit card number…

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Microsoft Unveils One-Stop Service for Reporting Stolen Accounts

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a program to alert banks and online services when accounts they oversee are compromised. The Internet Fraud Alert will serve as a centralized repository for stolen account credentials and personal information, Microsoft said in a press release announcing the system.  http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/press/2010/jun10/06-17FraudAlertPR.mspx Urs  

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It’s my blog again… ;-)

You have probably recognized that we completely changed the blog platform. Not only that I was surprised completely lost my layout, links, etc on the page, I was no longer able to login into my blog account and not able to post! Thanks to our support guys, now everything is just fine again and Iwill…

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