New DNS Vulnerability Lets Attackers Launch Large-Scale DDoS Attacks

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Israeli cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new flaw impacting DNS protocol that can be exploited to launch amplified, large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to takedown targeted websites. Called NXNSAttack, the flaw hinges on the DNS delegation mechanism to force DNS resolvers to generate more DNS queries to authoritative...

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  • May 24, 2020

Outlook for Windows client to store email signature in the cloud

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With so many regular updates and features being released, there are not many features that get the attention of our support desk, however with the release of outlook signatures being saved in the cloud, this is one that has our support desk excited. Microsoft plans to release an update...

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Microsoft Patches Gif Vulnerability in Teams

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Microsoft Patches Gif Vulnerability in Teams Microsoft is incredibly proud of its Teams application and the adoption it has seen during the past few weeks. The communication tool has become a cornerstone of Office and the company continues to invest heavily in its long-term success. So when a vulnerability is...

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  • April 26, 2020

MS Teams PowerPoint Tip

I found the great MS Teams tip for new users.  If you have ever tried to use a PowerPoint presentation in a MS teams meeting you will love this tip. How to use PowerPoint Presenter Mode in a Teams sharing session.     Thanks Karl Kocar for the video.

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  • April 15, 2020

Top 10 ways to secure Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Business plans

If you are a small or medium-size organization using one of Microsoft’s business plans and your type of organization is targeted by cyber criminals and hackers, use the guidance in this article to increase the security of your organization. This guidance helps your organization achieve the goals described in...

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  • April 13, 2020

Modernizing SharePoint Managed Metadata Services (MMS)

We have completed several SharePoint projects for our clients.  From our experience we have found two broad categories of SharePoint users, those that have simply dumped their data in SharePoint and continue to work they way they always have with their previous on premise server.   For these clients we...

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  • April 9, 2020

Microsoft Teams is it secure?

With the recent explosion of Video conferencing usage due to the Covid-19 outbreak causing the sudden increase in remote workers.  Video conferencing has become a hot topic, almost as hot as the discovery of some very serious security flaws in one of the more popular video conferencing systems Zoom....

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  • April 3, 2020

Security Best Practices While Working From Home

While COVID-19 continues to aggressively spread across the globe, many employees worldwide are facing the realities of working remotely for the first time. Simultaneously, there is increasing evidence to show that malicious actors are using concerns of the virus to prey on those same individuals. Given this, it is more important...

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  • April 2, 2020

5 Common Phishing Techniques

Most email security filters are highly effective at ensuring that spam messages never make it to the inbox. However, they’re far less effective at blocking phishing, which has proven to be a more difficult issue to solve. Today’s phishing techniques are highly sophisticated, they’re bypassing email security filters, and...

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  • April 2, 2020

Zoom security bug lets attackers steal Windows passwords

Zoom, the video conferencing software that’s skyrocketed in popularity as much of the globe sits at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, is quickly turning into a privacy and security nightmare. BleepingComputer reports about a newly found vulnerability in Zoom that allows an attacker to steal Windows login credentials...

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