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Microsoft boosts encryption to curb government spying

Thursday 5 December 2013 | 21:02 CET | News
Microsoft has announced on its blog that in light of recent allegations that customer data has been breached by unauthorised government access, it is increasing its security measures. Microsoft will be expanding encryption across its services, reinforcing legal protections for customers' data and enhancing the transparency of its software code, making it easier to customers to ensure Microsoft's products do not contain back doors. The new initiative will include major communications, productivity and developer services such as Outlook.com, Office 365, SkyDrive and Windows Azure. Microsoft

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