back to article SharePoint logs are easily circumvented and Microsoft is dragging its heels

SharePoint users should beware since audit logs on the platform have proved relatively simple to circumvent, meaning malicious actors could exfiltrate your data without tipping off your security team. If you're hoping that Microsoft will act quickly to fix the matter, don't. According to bug hunters from Varonis Threat Labs, …

  1. Zippy´s Sausage Factory

    So Microsoft's reaction to a threat to a key product like Sh**epoint is "can't reproduce, who cares, lol"? Not a good look.

    1. Charlie Clark Silver badge

      They just look at the reams of "satisfied" customers who have to put up with it and keep counting the dollars. It's a terrible product for customers but for Microsoft it does its job perfectly: stops them wanting to use something else.

    2. Notas Badoff

      When developers stayed up longer than the software

      Looong time ago, a bug report noted that a famous database product had timers that would overflow at around 4 days uptime. And then crash the database. And Microsoft closed the report with "not a problem, working as designed". At the time, between the prevailing uptime spans of the database and underlying OS, staying up for 4 days was only a 'theoretical' possibility. So the database people shrugged it off.

    3. ecofeco Silver badge

      You've just summed up the last 30 years of MS.

  2. Scott 26

    I loathe SPO.... but when you are an MS shop, what it is the alternative? (semi-serious question)

    1. Dan 55 Silver badge

      MediaWiki? XWiki?

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      A network drive hosted by a Linux machine?

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