Author Archives: Aaron Mayo

More coronavirus phishing campaigns detected

More coronavirus phishing campaigns detected

Cybercriminals often use major global events to spread malware and steal data, and the recent coronavirus outbreak is no different. Security experts from Cofense have identified two phishing campaigns that take advantage of coronavirus concerns to infect devices with the Agent Tesla keylogger. According to the report, cybercriminals are distributing emails that appear to originate from The […]

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Microsoft Reveals a New Design for the Windows 10 Start Menu

Microsoft Reveals a New Design for the Windows 10 Start Menu

Microsoft has unveiled its vision of a new Windows 10 Start Menu that utilizes a transparent background to showcase the new Fluent-based colorful icons. In the latest “#WindowsInsider Webcast“, Microsoft shared slides illustrating the changes they are exploring to the Windows 10 Start Menu. These changes include the new Windows 10 Fluent-based system icons that have begun […]

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Microsoft Releases March 2020 Office Updates With Fixes, Improvements

Microsoft Releases March 2020 Office Updates With Fixes, Improvements

Microsoft released the March 2020 non-security Microsoft Office updates with improvements and fixes for the Windows Installer (MSI) editions of Office 2013 and Office 2016. For instance, this month’s updates fix a Microsoft Office 2016 error caused by ADODB.Recordset objects, updates some translations, and an issue affecting Skype for Business users that will not let […]

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Chrome and Firefox Extension Lets You View Deleted Web Pages

Chrome and Firefox Extension Lets You View Deleted Web Pages

If you ever browsed the web and were disappointed when a page you were looking for no longer existed, you can use a Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser extension to automatically retrieve the deleted pages from Archive.org. Archive.org is a non-profit library that archives books, music, software, movies, and websites so that they can be […]

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Microsoft Rolls Out the New Edge Browser to Windows 10 Users

Microsoft Rolls Out the New Edge Browser to Windows 10 Users

Microsoft has begun the rollout of its new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge to Windows 10 systems via Windows Update. As announced by Microsoft’s Windows Insider Twitter account, this rollout is starting first with Windows 10 Insider in the ‘Release Preview’ ring. After a few weeks and if there are no problems, it will be delivered to […]

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SMBs relying on free cybersecurity tools, or none at all

SMBs relying on free cybersecurity tools, or none at all

Small businesses are at serious risk of cyberattacks that could ruin their entire operation, yet many remain unprotected due to the complexity of enterprise cybersecurity solutions. This is according to a new report by cybersecurity firm BullGuard, which claims that a fifth of US and UK SMBs have no cybersecurity solution set up at all. Half of […]

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Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Optional Update Experience

Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Optional Update Experience

Starting today, Microsoft will begin rolling out the new Windows 10 optional updates experience that allows users to pick and choose what non-security updates and drivers they wish to install. In September 2019, it was reported that Microsoft was introducing a new section to Windows Update called ‘Optional updates’ that contains all of the optional updates and […]

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Poor data literacy crippling businesses

Poor data literacy crippling businesses

According to a new report from Experian, the inability to use and analyse data effectively is crippling businesses, and improving data literacy rates among the workforce will be critical to future success. As part of the report, Experian polled 1,100 data practitioners and data-driven business leaders from around the world. The company’s findings suggest many […]

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 KB4524244 Issues and Pulls the Update

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 KB4524244 Issues and Pulls the Update

Microsoft pulled the standalone KB4524244 security update from February 15, 2020, from Windows Update after confirming user reports about freezes, boot problems, and installation issues since it was released on February 11. KB4524244 was designed to address “an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot manager might expose UEFI-enabled computers to a security vulnerability.” […]

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