Windows Phone 8: Land WLAN key unencrypted in the cloud?




Do you remember the story with Android when it emerged that Google supposedly stores the unencrypted WLAN key in a backup on your own servers? During the transfer of these encrypted passwords expire, but the storage will take place unencrypted. This is perhaps interesting for the individual user, but other users can not learn this WLAN password that has not access to the smartphone or the complete account information. Google on the way also recently announced that it encrypts the cloud storage server side. The key for this? In Google’s hands.

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How the whole thing with Windows Phone 8 looks like? Windows Phone also offers optional backup of well known, what with me and some readers raised the question of which data secures Microsoft and whether any wireless keys are encrypted. The request has now been answered, Microsoft went from Germany to the United States via Microsoft Phone department and then to me. Reply complacent? “Windows Phone 8 does not store Wi-Fi SSID or credentials in the cloud during the backup or update process”. What this question would also be clarified.

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