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Microsoft modifies files that are synced to OneCloud system.

It was recently found that Microsoft modifies files that a synced to their OneCloud system, and places a Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) code into files that are synced to their cloud system… to read more, click the link below…

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/383636,microsoft-onedrive-alters-user-files-adds-unique-ids.aspx

Please be aware that this can happen and may have negative repercussions, especially when considering the new privacy law and legal repercussions of using files that have unknowingly been modified by a third party (as per excerpt…)

"... let’s say a file is used as evidence in a court case. How do you prove that the company did not intentionally modify it?" he said.

This has only been discovered on the Microsoft Cloud system a few days ago, and being so, I am sure more IT security experts will be researching the filing methods of other cloud providers to see if any other code is injected into the files as they get synced.


To expand on the findi…