Posts Tagged ‘Outlook.com’

Outlook.com Premium is Quite the Expensive Affair

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

In its present state, it doesn’t sound like the Premium version of Outlook adds enough value to justify the subscription price. It will be interesting to see if additional capabilities are added as the service evolves.

Microsoft revealed Outlook.com Premium, a subscription-based version of its free Outlook.com email offering earlier this year. Back then, the offer was only available to select customers who took part in the beta test. The company appears to have opened the doors for sign up to Outlook.com Premium to the public recently.

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Outlook.com Changes the Way Message History Works

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Apparently, there are more changes in the works at Outlook.com …

Microsoft has replaced Hotmail, its popular online email app, by migrating users to its Outlook.com service, an online version of the Office suite desktop emailĀ application. Last night the software giant began sending out emails about the latest changes to how the web app works, this time regarding messaging history.

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Outlook.com Cookie Hijacking Issue

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Whoops, it looks like somebody has uncovered another potential security problem for Outlook.com and Hotmail.com users …

Users of outlook.com or hotmail.com, Microsoft’s two email services, should take note now. Information are stored in cookies when you use the site including whether you have successfully authorized your account or not. If the information is available, you can open and close both services without having to log in again to one of them. That’s great as it is comfortable, but also problematic as it means that someone else can copy that cookie from your system to access your email account online without re-authorization.

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