Twitter lockout Scam – Do not change year of birth to 2007

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https://www.pcmag.com/news/367449/this-twitter-prank-is-locking-people-out-of-their-accounts If you see someone claiming you can unlock new Twitter color schemes by changing your birth year to 2007 on the service, don’t fall for it.  Twitter on Tuesday warned users about a viral prank that could get you locked out of your account. If you see someone claiming you can get new Twitter […]

Windows Virtual Desktop – video links

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U-tube has some informative video links on the new Windows Virtual Desktop beta product:

Windows – New Virtual Desktop product reaches public preview stage

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  Microsoft’s Big Bet on Virtualized Desktops Reaches Public Preview Last year at Ignite, Microsoft announced a private preview of their upcoming service, Windows Virtual Desktop, and today, the company is making it available publicly. While it’s not quite ready for production environments, the company is now ready to let anyone who wants to dip […]

Project Management – Transform to an Agile Enterprise

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.” For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. Deliver whenever I want it. Don’t question when I want to change it.  True “Agility” is a much deeper change and most […]

Apple – March 2019 new product announcements

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These U-tube links summarize Apple’s March 2019 new product announcements from yesterday

Security – ASUS Live v3.6.8 addresses exploits in wild

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https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/26/ASUS-Releases-Security-Update-Live-Update-Software ASUS has released Live Update version 3.6.8. This version addresses vulnerabilities that a remote attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system. These vulnerabilities were detected in exploits in the wild.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the ASUS article for more information. The article includes a […]

Microsoft Defender ATP – ported to Apple Mac OS

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The Microsoft Defender anti-malware application  has been ported to Apple Mac OS as shared below: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/microsoft-ships-anti-virus-for-macos-as-windows-defender-becomes-microsoft-defender/ Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is also being renamed […]

Internet – 2018 World wide study of national censorship

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The Freedom House group analyzes internet freedom in 65 countries and identified a global rise in digital authoritarianism, censorship, and surveillance. https://www.pcmag.com/news/367266/the-state-of-internet-freedom-around-the-world https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-net/freedom-net-2018/rise-digital-authoritarianism A study from nonprofit organization Freedom House on the Rise of Digital Authoritarianism analyzed internet freedom in 65 countries around the globe from June 2017 to May 2018. Of the countries assessed, […]

Windows 7 – US CERT warns of JAN-2020 end of support

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https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/19/Microsoft-Ending-Support-Windows-7 All software products have a life-cycle. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running the Windows 7 operating system. After this date, this product will no longer receive free: •         Technical support for any issues •         Software updates •         Security updates or fixes Computers running the […]

Windows 7 – End-of-Support notices will start April 2019

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https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/03/13/windows-7-support-notices.aspx Microsoft plans to issue regular notices starting next month that will inform Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) users that the operating system will reach its end-of-support phase on Jan. 14, 2020.    These notices will be sent as a “courtesy reminder” to users and will recur “a handful of times in 2019,” unless the […]


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