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Yammer Security Improves Thanks to Microsoft

Microsoft acquired Yammer in July 2012 for $1.2 billion and has spent the last year building out a solid road map. Aside from growing the user and features base, Microsoft has also helped secure Yammer.

A security report from researchers at Vulnerability Laboratory this week, details a remote authorization bypass vulnerability in Yammer. The vulnerability potentially could have been exploited by a remote attacker without having a privileged application user account or there being any user interaction. The flaw was related to an insecure implementation of the OAuth authorization technology Yammer uses.

Read the full story at eWeek:
Microsoft Improves Yammer Security

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.