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Windows 7: Microsoft’s Cloud Goes Dark Across the Globe


22 Feb 2013   #1

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 
Microsoft’s Cloud Goes Dark Across the Globe

Thunderstorm in the Cloud

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Microsoft’s cloud crashed on Friday. Big time.

Just before 2 p.m. Pacific time, Microsoft reported worldwide problems with its Windows Azure cloud computing platform. The problem has to do with the security certificate used by Azure’s storage service, which in turn affected a number of other Azure services.

Read more at source:
Microsoft's Cloud Goes Dark Across the Globe | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com


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22 Feb 2013   #2

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

And they wonder why we don't want to be totally dependent on the cloud.
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23 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

^ Quoted for truth.
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23 Feb 2013   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Actually Microsoft was hacked. I went to download Microsoft Security Essentials from the Microsoft site
and noticed before installation that the executable was not signed. Also, google reported the site had no
certificate. I knew something was wrong, so I aborted the installation before it started.

News now popping out they got lots of machines hacked.
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23 Feb 2013   #5

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Another reason I'm glad I ditched MSE.
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23 Feb 2013   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
Actually Microsoft was hacked. I went to download Microsoft Security Essentials from the Microsoft site
and noticed before installation that the executable was not signed. Also, google reported the site had no
certificate. I knew something was wrong, so I aborted the installation before it started.

News now popping out they got lots of machines hacked.
How about some links to your reports of hacking. MS said they had certificates that expired on Friday and they did not get their system updated.

Jim
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23 Feb 2013   #7

Win7 64
 
 

M$ got hacked ???????

So every Cloud has a Silver Lining..
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23 Feb 2013   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Iforgot View Post
M$ got hacked ???????

So every Cloud has a Silver Lining..
No evidence of hacking, just some idiot dropped the ball.

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Jim


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23 Feb 2013   #9

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
Actually Microsoft was hacked. I went to download Microsoft Security Essentials from the Microsoft site
and noticed before installation that the executable was not signed. Also, google reported the site had no
certificate. I knew something was wrong, so I aborted the installation before it started.

News now popping out they got lots of machines hacked.
How about some links to your reports of hacking. MS said they had certificates that expired on Friday and they did not get their system updated.

Jim
This from my old friend, Mr. Google.
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