15 10, 2014

‘Hurricane Panda’ hackers used Microsoft zero-day, CrowdStrike says

October 15th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , |

One of the zero-day flaws patched by Microsoft on Tuesday had been used for some time by a group with suspected Chinese government ties that targets technology companies, CrowdStrike's chief executive said Tuesday. CEO Dmitri Alperovitch said his CrowdStrike has been battling with the group, which the company dubbed "Hurricane Panda," on a daily basis [...]

8 10, 2014

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10: “One Product Family, One Platform, One Store”

October 8th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

What we expected to be Windows 9 has been gradually revealed through leaks over the past several weeks, but Microsoft has thrown a curveball into the mix with Windows 10. The latest information, revealed during a public Microsoft Windows event, has gone into much detail concerning the nature of the newest incarnation of Windows, including [...]

10 09, 2014

Microsoft Patches 37 IE Security Vulnerabilities in September Update

September 10th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

The seemingly endless stream of Internet Explorer security flaws continues. Is there an end in sight? Microsoft today released its September Patch Tuesday update, with Internet Explorer topping the list of vulnerabilities. This month, Microsoft is patching 37 vulnerabilities in IE, of which 36 were reported privately and one was publicly disclosed. Ross Barrett, senior [...]

3 09, 2014

How to: Make Infographics in Microsoft PowerPoint

September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

If there's one thing that you can learn from today's marketing trends, it's that visual content sells. Images and videos are a powerful marketing tool that should be taken advantage of at all costs, but an infographic can also help you keep a balance between content and visuals. If you can master the art of [...]

3 09, 2014

Understanding Basic Formulas in Microsoft Excel 2013

September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

It can be difficult to keep track of your budget and expenses, especially when prices and needs are always changing. But perhaps the biggest annoyance is the intense paper trail that you leave behind when building your budget. By taking advantage of Microsoft Excel's formulas, you can easily keep track of your budget and alter [...]

9 07, 2014

Microsoft debugs Explorer, Windows with Patch Tuesday updates

July 9th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , |

Another month of security updates from Microsoft means, once again, another round of fixes for the company's Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser, as well as a set of updates for the Windows operating system, for both the server and desktop editions. Overall, Microsoft has issued six bulletins in July's "Patch Tuesday" collection of software fixes. [...]

9 07, 2014

Google, Microsoft and Instagram rush to fix Flash flaw that could steal your data

July 9th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

Yet another critical security flaw has been found for Adobe's notoriously sieve-like Flash plug-in, this time by Google Engineer Michele Spagnuolo. His exploit tool, called "Rosetta Flash" is just a proof of concept, but could allow hackers to steal your cookies and other data using malicious Flash .SWF files. The exploit is well known in [...]

7 07, 2014

Microsoft Explains Exchange Outage

July 7th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

Microsoft pledges to do better after frustrating customers with last week's Exchange Online and Lync Online outages. Microsoft Office For iPad Vs. iWork Vs. Google(Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Microsoft has provided more details to explain the outages suffered last week by its Exchange Online and Lync Online hosted services. Some customers were [...]

28 03, 2014

Microsoft Makes Changes to Privacy Policy After Accessing Blogger’s Hotmail to Investigate Ex Employee

March 28th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

Outcries, over the privacy implications of accessing private Hotmail accounts, came shortly after Microsoft defended itself against how it accessed a bloggers private account to find out if a former employee stole trade secrets. Microsoft is now making a change to its privacy policy. This change would require its legal team to look into individual [...]

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