Everyday IT Tips

New Cortana Features

The Microsoft AI assistant, Cortana, previously a central element of Windows, is spreading its wings to work as assistive technology in a number of Microsoft apps, particularly in Outlook where two new features are available, Play My Emails and the Daily Briefing. The Daily Briefing is a once-a-day email created for you by Office on …

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News Bytes – October

LokiBot DangerLokiBot is an open-source instrument for installing malware, stealing passwords, and cryptocurrency wallets, easily available on the darker corners of the Internet. The Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert stating that the use of this particular malicious software is on the rise the software establishes itself on victims’ computers via email attachments, …

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Private Browsing, Better Security

Every browser manufacturer now realizes that one of the prime concerns of their users is their privacy when browsing the Internet. Scandals over the misuse of private data, such as Cambridge Analytica and others, have made consumers very aware of the fact that if they don’t want to be tracked and targeted through their Internet …

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Advanced Threat Protection in Office 365

As the Internet has grown, with it being predicted that three-quarters of the world’s population will be online by 2022, so has cybercrime. Although there are many sophisticated applications available to block cybercriminals, one of the greatest dangers to a company’s or individual’s security is human error, with it being estimated that 90% of security …

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News Bytes – September

A solution looking for a problem?With facemasks seemingly becoming a part of the landscape for the foreseeable future in these pandemic times, it was always likely that high-tech companies would come up with products that reflect this. LG has jumped on this bandwagon with a mask which promises to provide clean air for its users. …

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How to Work Securely from Home

During the current global crisis, many organizations are allowing their employees to work from home in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus and follow government restrictions. These organizations must now implement robust security policies immediately to avoid falling prey to the many malicious actors who are determined to exploit any confusion or laxity in …

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