Feb 092015
 
 February 9, 2015  Breaches, Business

Justin Diaz reports:

Microsoft’s new Outlook mail app for Android hasn’t been available long, and already it’s seeing some difficulty within some universities as well as EU parliament who are reportedly blocking the use of the app by staff due to concerns over privacy. The issue arises over what is being referred to as a security risk by those who are blocking access to the application. EU parliament as well as the University of Wisconsin and Delft University in The Netherlands have all reportedly blocked access to the app because Outlook stores contact data in the cloud, stores password information in the cloud and is capable of emailing that information back to Microsoft without the users permission.

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