Protecting Outlook Web from Denial of Service and Brute Force Attacks

Last week we highlighted the exposures that exist with attachments in Outlook Web. This week we look at protecting Outlook Web from Denial of Service and Brute Force Attacks. Depending upon how you have configured Outlook Web Access (OWA) and Active Directory, you will be opening your network up to either brute force attacks or denial of […]

April 5th, 2016|Categories: OWA Security, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Are Your Microsoft Outlook Web Attachments Secure?

Last week we demonstrated a variety of ways in which an OWA session can be compromised, even though the user may have been doing their best to follow company security policies. This week’s series of tests will highlight the exposures that exist with attachments in Outlook Web.

Simply follow the steps described in the following usage cases to expose potential […]

March 29th, 2016|Categories: OWA Security, Technical OWA Tips|

Is Your Microsoft Outlook Web Secure?

Nowadays employees are mobile and constantly connected; the traditional work environment has expanded beyond the physical office walls to include coffee shops, airports, and home. Unfortunately, all this increased mobility and flexibility has exposed new security risks for businesses and IT, risks that sophisticated hackers are quick to exploit.  […]

March 11th, 2016|Categories: OWA Security, Technical OWA Tips, Uncategorized|

Exchange 2016 debuts to the delight of on-premises customers!

Congratulations to the Microsoft Exchange team on the release of Exchange 2016!
We know you’ve spent nearly three years iterating, polishing and refining Exchange 2016 since the prior Exchange release, and that on-premises customers have been eagerly awaiting today’s release. For those of you wanting to get hands on with Exchange 2016, the Exchange Team has provided a link from the Microsoft […]

October 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog, Exchange 2016|Tags: |

Microsoft Exchange Updates for 2013 and 2010

The Exchange team announced the availability of the most recent quarterly servicing update to Exchange Server 2013. Cumulative Update 10 includes fixes for customer reported issues, minor product enhancements and previously released security bulletins. A complete list of issues resolved in Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 10 can be found in Knowledge Base Article KB3078678.

Information […]

September 24th, 2015|Categories: Exchange 2013, New Product Release, Products|

Give Your Organization a Secure OWA Experience

These days, it’s challenging to read anything about the Internet without stumbling across an article about security concerns. Recent events have brought online security and Internet confidence to the forefront once again. We, at Messageware, think this is a good thing – a very good thing. We want you to be thinking about it, to […]

September 1st, 2015|Categories: OWA Guard, OWA Security, Technical OWA Tips|

Adding Hyperlinks to Signatures in OWA

Adding a hyperlink to a signature in OWA is not as straightforward as you might think. If you want to include a hyperlink, but don’t want to show the entire URL, you need to type the text first, and then click on the hyperlink button.

Login to OWA
Open Options and navigate to Settings
Under mail, edit the […]

February 5th, 2015|Categories: Blog, OWA Features|

Cyber-attacks launched against Outlook Web App users

An attack campaign using advanced cyber-espionage techniques launched against Office 365’s Outlook Web App users in an attempt to steal email log-in credentials from the employees of military agencies, embassies, defense contractors and international media outlets.

The group behind the attack used an interesting technique against organizations using OWA; for each attack they used JavaScript code […]

October 24th, 2014|Categories: Blog, OWA Security|

Top 3 Security Concerns for Exchange 2013 Cited at Tradeshows this Year

The top three concerns that the organizations we spoke with are facing today with their mobile mail deployments were data breaches, OWA authentication security, and BYOD mail.
June 4th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Exchange 2013|

The Public vs. Private Dilemma in OWA

Not addressing the Public vs. Private Logon options for OWA means you are leaving corporate security decisions in the hands of your OWA users.
April 4th, 2014|Categories: Blog, OWA Security|