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Microsoft 365 is at the forefront of innovation in the workplace - both in-office and remotely. Its broad range of tools has revolutionised the way we work since its conception as Microsoft Office in November 1990. Since then, we have seen it become the world’s leading choice for interactive work tools, with an incredible $125.8 billion in revenue this year...

Microsoft has offered tools to assist us in our day-to-day workplace functions for over 45 years, even more so in recent years with its ever evolving 365 suite of cloud tools. Its success is clear - both in its financial figures (an average profit margin of a massive 65%) and the international popularity of it as a platform and its...

As we have mentioned previously, Microsoft 365 is the market leader in providing effective office and remote working tools for the masses. Many of us have used Microsoft tools throughout our careers and, for many, they are still as important when carrying out daily functions as all of them years ago. There are tools that Microsoft 365 has introduced that...

In the world of hacking, steganography ranks as one of the most difficult methodologies to detect. If you're not familiar with the term, it is the practice of embedding executable code inside images, which makes it virtually impossible to detect. The reason is simple:  Virus scanners are built around the idea of searching for text strings with identifiable malicious characteristics and markers,...

Google has kept no secret of their plan to eventually put an end to their social media experiment, Google+.  In case you haven't been keeping abreast of the company's announcements where the service is concerned, be aware that it will be shutting down on April 2nd of 2019. The closer we've gotten to that deadline, the more details we've gotten from...

On paper, UltraViolet seemed like a great idea.  It was (and still is, for the moment) a service that stored your license information for various digital media you purchased. You could buy a movie from Amazon Prime, buy something else from some other online vendor, and watch them on any number of devices without having to log into individual services. You could...

The first browser update of 2019 is officially out. Both Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox browsers are getting a raft of security fixes that will help make Mac, Linux and Windows users safer and more secure. The latest build of Chrome addresses nearly sixty CVE-level flaws, seventeen of which are rated as being "high" severity, and one rated as 'critical.' In addition...

Apple's latest iOS release contained a feature that wowed and excited its massive user base.  Group FaceTime.  It was heralded as 'the next Big Thing' in the Apple ecosystem. Unfortunately, there are problems, and the company has been forced to temporarily disable the feature while they wrestle with a major security flaw. A bug in the code allows anyone to add themselves...

When was the last time you conducted a company wide audit on all the software running on all the machines tied to your firm's network?  If you're not sure the answer to that question, it's almost certainly been too long.  The risk, at least according to the latest survey from Avast, is that there are almost certainly programs running on...

There's a new strain of ransomware making the rounds, and it's a nasty piece of work. Called Phobos by its creators, the latest threat on the ransomware scene first made an appearance in December of 2018. While details are sketchy, what we know so far about it is grim indeed. Researchers at CoveWare have been dissecting and sifting through the code, and...

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