Windows 8 Tile Services Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6678

Synopsis

The remote host is running tile services on Windows 8.

Description

The remote host is running Windows 8. It has attempted to sync data used for the windows live tiles for services such as sports, weather, news and finance. Windows 8 Live Tiles allow for live updates on various data feeds.

Solution

Ensure that such usage is in alignment with Corporate policy

See Also

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/meet

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 6678

File Name: 6678.prm

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8