Microsoft further loses the plot…

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I’ll try and keep this brief, but I find myself quite bemused with Microsoft’s idea of security.

When Windows 8 launched one of the first things I remember was being asked to link my Microsoft account, fair enough I thought it makes sense if I’m likely to buy anything off the store.

Like quite a few out there I suspect, I use a password manager with a fairly strong master password to then manage a collection of unique 20+ character secure generated passwords, it makes sense and especially important for websites which store my payment account information.

So after linking my account the next time I come to log in I find my usual login password is out the window and I *have* to use my ms account password. Wait what? Continue reading “Microsoft further loses the plot…”