New phishing attacks to Hotmail have recently occured. This is what the security company Trend Micro is reporting.
When you linked your Facebook profile to your Windows Live profile, Messenger 2011 might sign in automatically to Facebook Chat as soon as you sign in to Windows Live. At times, this is not as interesting as it might sound.
The fifth wave of the Windows Live services is due in 2012 the earliest. In this wave, Hotmail could get revamped with HTML5-specific features too. For example, the Hotmail team is planning to support Offline storage.
As Microsoft is pushing toward Cloud Computing for many web services, the next logical step is to bring the richness of Windows applications to the Web. This is why you will be able to run the Windows Live Essentials 2012 (Wave 5) applications directly from the Web.
Yuna Software has released version 5.01 of the popular Messenger extension Messenger Plus!. Among a dozen bug fixes, a new feature has been activated: commands in the contact list.
The other day I received a question from a Messenger user. They asked: “When I sign out on one endpoint or close a chat window there, it gets closed on all other endpoints as well. Is there a switch (registry or so?) to disable this behavior?”
Please keep in mind that the blogging service Windows Live Spaces is closing on March 16, 2011. This affects all existing spaces and their contents.
The newest update for the most prominent Windows Live Messenger extension, Messenger Plus! 5, has been released. It adds support for Messenger 2011 as well as minor enhancements and one major new feature: online chat logging.
Back in May 2010, the Windows Live team published an update for Windows Live Essentials 2009 (Wave 3). It introduced stability fixes as well as a simplification of the webcam feature. Until now, this Wave 3 update (build number 14.0.8117) was optional. This is going to change soon.