Microsoft Office 365 – v1905 release

Uncategorized Comments Off on Microsoft Office 365 – v1905 release

An overview & new features for the recent Office 365 v1905 release are documented in following links https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/06/03/office-365-version-1905-released.aspx https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-International-Blog/Office-365-for-Windows-Desktop-May-2019-Release-details/ba-p/660534 Microsoft described some newly released Office 365 perks in recent days. The improvement included a new Windows desktop release, as well as improved Office 365 setup and branding capabilities. There’s free monitoring support to combat e-mail […]

Data Breach – US Customs JUNE 2019

Uncategorized Comments Off on Data Breach – US Customs JUNE 2019

About 100,000 people photos & license plate images of the cars they traveled in compromised from a data breach at a third-party subcontractor https://www.pcmag.com/news/368904/hackers-hit-us-customs-to-steal-travelers-photos-license-i Hackers Hit US Customs to Steal Travelers’ Photos, License Images — Fewer than 100,000 people had photos of themselves exposed in the breach. The hackers struck by targeting a third-party subcontractor […]

Security – CIS publishes 2018 Year in review

Uncategorized Comments Off on Security – CIS publishes 2018 Year in review

This 28 page PDF shared by CIS is an in-depth review of 2018 security trends & events … It has extensive trends & graphs to help illustrate key findings throughout this research report. 2018 Year in Review https://www.cisecurity.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CIS-2018-Year-in-Review.pdf

Microsoft Security Updates – JUNE 2019

Uncategorized Comments Off on Microsoft Security Updates – JUNE 2019

Below are key resources documenting this recent monthly Microsoft Patch Tuesday release https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Microsoft+May+2019+Patch+Tuesday/24934/ https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2019/06/microsoft-patch-tuesday-june-2019.html https://www.thezdi.com/blog/2019/6/11/the-june-2019-security-update-review https://patchtuesdaydashboard.com/ https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary In their largest patch cycle in recent memory, Microsoft released security patches for 88 CVEs along with four advisories. The updates cover Internet Explorer, Edge, Windows, ChakraCore, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps, Skype for […]

Hardware – Power off devices and even home network June 2019

Uncategorized Comments Off on Hardware – Power off devices and even home network June 2019

I have many friends who leave their PCs and networks on 24×7 and there is reliability in modern equipment. Still, it’s even more beneficial to shutdown & even power off electronics (as I always unplug during t-storms). However, there is also a legitimate need for the 24×7 up time, in order to leave alarm systems […]

Leadership – Passionate Leadership makes a difference JUNE 2019

Uncategorized Comments Off on Leadership – Passionate Leadership makes a difference JUNE 2019

Joanna Durand on Why Passionate Leadership Matters EXAMPLE: Can you deploy your solution to poor leadership? How can a leader learn to not instill fear into employees? How can one of my leaders earn back the trust they have lost to their employees? …. We detect a theme in these questions so will answer all […]

Python – 3rd most popular programming language in 2019

Uncategorized Comments Off on Python – 3rd most popular programming language in 2019

Python continues to grow in popularity and may become most widely used programming language in next 4 years https://www.zdnet.com/article/programming-languages-python-predicted-to-overtake-c-and-java-in-next-4-years/ Open-source language Python is already one of the most popular programming languages among developers. It ranks in third place behind mainstays Java and C, according to programming language index Tiobe. But this month Python has clocked […]

IRS – Fake phone and email TAX scams June 2019

Uncategorized Comments Off on IRS – Fake phone and email TAX scams June 2019

US CERT warns of new waves of robo-calls and spammed email circulating in the wild, as shared below.  The IRS always uses US POSTAL MAIL as key means of contact, rather than voice or email & when in doubt contact them directly. https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/06/07/IRS-Warns-New-Tax-Scams QUOTE:    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a reminder urging consumers […]

FBI – Secure USA election research and protection for future

Uncategorized Comments Off on FBI – Secure USA election research and protection for future

US CERT shares awareness & links below for FBI’s new Protected Voices initiative https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/06/06/FBI-Releases-Article-Protected-Voices-Campaign QUOTE    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an article on the Protected Voices initiative designed to mitigate the risk of cyber influence operations targeting U.S. elections. As part of the initiative, FBI offices are coordinating with political campaigns at […]

Windows 10 – Disable FAST BOOT START-UP to fix using POWER button 2X to boot

Uncategorized Comments Off on Windows 10 – Disable FAST BOOT START-UP to fix using POWER button 2X to boot

On one of my recently updated WIN10 v1903 laptops, I had to use the following technique to uncheck the “FAST BOOT option” recommendation in CONTROL PANEL. This 1 minute U-Tube video has step-by-step instructions. When FAST setting is enabled, the true state of machine may not be accurately captured as to whether it is coming […]


© 2020 Computer Safety & News.
WordPress Theme & Icons by N.Design Studio. Provided by WPMU DEV -The WordPress Experts   Hosted by Microsoft MVPs
Entries RSS Comments RSS Log in