Researcher Hijacks a Microsoft Service Using Loophole in Azure Cloud Platform

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By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) A cybersecurity professional today demonstrated a long-known unpatched weakness in Microsoft’s Azure cloud service by exploiting it to take control over Windows Live Tiles, one of the key features Microsoft built into Windows 8 operating system.

Introduced in Windows 8, the Live tiles feature was designed to display content and notifications on the Start screen, allowing users to continuously

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