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Microsoft has just released security patches for four zero-day vulnerabilities found in its Exchange servers, which are being actively exploited in wild. The threat actors behind these attacks are named HAFNIUM, a Chinese state-backed hacker group. They’re reported to have been having the Exchange servers for stealing corporate data. It’s highly recommended to install the patches immediately.
Published in Global News
Skype for Business Online will be discontinued soon. Microsoft will direct you to Teams, but other solutions are out there. Here are some options. As conferencing and collaboration tools go, Skype for Business has been good enough for many enterprise organizations, offering instant messaging, voice and video conferencing, as well as recording capabilities through a user-friendly interface. Also, file sharing and communications are encrypted for business-class security.
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Microsoft has confirmed a security flaw affecting Internet Explorer is currently being used by hackers, but that it has no immediate plans to fix.In a late-evening tweet, US-CERT, the division of Homeland Security tasked with reporting on major security flaws, tweeted a link to a security advisory detailing the bug, describing it as “being exploited in the wild.”
Published in Cybersecurity
Thursday, 12 September 2019 17:39

Dangers of NOT Upgrading Windows 7 & Server 2008

TO UPGRADE OR NOT TO UPGRADE? SHOULD YOU GET RID OF WINDOWS 7 AND SERVER 2008? WHAT IF YOU DON'T SWITCH? On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end its support for Windows 7 and Server 2008. But just because you can continue to use Windows 7 after the end of life date, it doesn’t mean you should. Businesses who rely on technology to keep them running are proactively upgrading their Windows environment to avoid downtime, user issues, poorer functionality and increased security vulnerabilities.
Published in Global News