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eBay To Stop .Net Passport Sign-In

Online auction site eBay will stop allowing users to sign in via their .Net Passport. In an announcement made earlier today, eBay stated that towards the end of January, users would only be able to... More...

Passport to nowhere?

Remember when Microsoft was going to be your trusted, omnipresent guide through the world of online commerce? That was the plan a few years ago, when the software giant began pitching its... More...

Microsoft Patches Passport

'Secret question' flaw could have let attackers reset passwords. Microsoft patched a hole in it's .Net Passport identity management service last night after a security researcher disclosed a potentially serious flaw that... More...

Another Passport Flaw Reported

Microsoft security service said to allow some account hijackings. A newly disclosed vulnerability could let attackers reset passwords and hijack older Microsoft .Net Passport accounts, according to a message on an online... More...

Sun battles Microsoft Passport

Sun Microsystems is putting some products and services behind its effort to consign Microsoft's Passport software to oblivion. Sun has long opposed Passport, which acts as an authentication gateway that lets computer users... More...

Game site recovers from Passport glitch

Microsoft's Zone gaming site appeared to be recovering Wednesday, a day after numerous consumers were shut out by glitches related to the site's switchover to the software giant's Passport identity-authentication service. In a notice... More...

Gamers shut out by Passport switch

Thanks to Andy Tolson for sending this in. Online game players using Microsoft's Zone site complained of persistent problems accessing the service Tuesday, as Microsoft required all users to switch to its Passport... More...

Microsoft: .Net Passport 2.1 docs

Microsoft today released this doc (actually it's a help file!) which is the .Net Passport SDK v2.1, (file dated 16th November 2001). Changes include details for the following features :-User control over the... More...

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