Facebook security – Data Breach for 50M users may impacts Instagram and other tie-ins

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A new Facebook security vulnerability where 50 million accounts were compromised also impacted Instagram and other social media direct tie-ins with FB account & should be reviewed by impacted users  https://www.rt.com/news/439944-facebook-hack-tinder-instagram/ A Facebook hack which left the accounts of more than 50 million users compromised may have also affected third-party apps such as Tinder, Spotify and Instagram, if […]

Windows Admin Center 1809 release

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Windows Admin Center (formerly “Project Honolulu”) is the future of server management. It’s a locally deployed, browser-based GUI management solution that lets IT administrators manage Windows servers, failover clusters, hyper-converged clusters and Windows 10 machines from a simplified and integrated UI experience.  WAC 1809 is designed to eventually replace management consoles (MMCs) Windows Admin Center […]

Windows 10 v1809 – New Features video resources SEP-2018

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U-Tube is a great free training resource … Below are links to see forthcoming features for Windows 10 v1809 which will become publicly available on 10/02/2018

Ransomware – Port of San Diego business systems infected SEP-2018

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The Port of San Diego is still operating as normal, but it’s business computers have been hit with a ransomware attack & they are working with authorities.  This example illustrates the dangers associated with these malicious attacks & the need for best preventative practices: https://www.pcmag.com/news/364081/ransomware-strikes-the-port-of-san-diego-disabling-it-syste The Port of San Diego has been hit with a ransomware […]

Vivaldi – v2.0 release new features

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Vivaldi 2.0 – Your browser matters September 26, 2018 – Today’s update includes Sync, Resizable Tab Tiling, Floating Web Panels and over 1,500 improvements since the first version of Vivaldi. Take control of your most important application – the browser – with the most powerful version of Vivaldi yet. The vision of Vivaldi is simple […]

Office 2019 – New Features video resources SEP-2018

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U-Tube is a great free training resource … Below are links to see new features for Office 2019

Windows 10 Enterprise – More efficient WSUS x64 updates

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More efficient WSUS x64 updates coming for WIN10E.  Reductions from about 4.8GB to 2.6GB are projected for WIN10E features update https://redmondmag.com/articles/2018/09/27/windows-10-update-sizes-halved.aspx Microsoft announced a new approach on Thursday to reduce the download size of Windows 10 feature updates, but it only affects organizations upgrading x64 systems using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). Previously, Microsoft bundled its x64 […]

VPN – Excellent Privacy tool for home use SEP-2018

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As PC Magazine reflects, VPNs are an excellent privacy tool for home users https://www.pcmag.com/article/364072/do-i-need-a-vpn-at-home When you use a VPN, you’re adding a layer of obfuscation to your online activities and digging an encrypted tunnel between your traffic and anyone who tries to spy on you. That makes sense when you’re out and about, using Wi-Fi networks that […]

Apple – iPhone XS with stronger glass drop tests SEP-2018

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Apple’s new iPhone XS phone appears to have stronger glass surviving 3-5 feet drops with less damage than past iPhone X https://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-xs-drop-test-this-phone-would-not-crack/ I’ve done my fair share of drop tests in my time at CNET, and I’ve never come out of one without a broken phone. Until now. Try as I might, the iPhone XS […]

Facebook – Security breach impacts up to 50 million users SEP-2018

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Facebook discovered a security issue that allowed hackers to access information that could have let them take over around 50 million accounts, the company announced on Friday https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/28/facebook-says-it-has-discovered-security-issue-affecting-nearly-50-million-accounts-investigation-in-early-stages.html Facebook discovered a security issue that allowed hackers to access information that could have let them take over around 50 million accounts, the company announced Friday. “This […]


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