Microsoft OUTLOOK – some ads may appear as email AUG-2022

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The free web-based version of Outlook can format adverting messages into email messages & these can be avoided/deleted.   Some increase in ads have been reported recently.  Moving to a paid version of Microsoft Outlook 365 can eliminate this completely – esp. if an Office 365 subscription is in place. Microsoft Puts More Ads in […]

Microsoft – DEV BOX preview release AUG-2022

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This new cloud based Microsoft 365 DEV toolkit has been released in beta to efficiently integrate needed Microsoft technical resources in building new applications. Microsoft Dev Box Preview Now Available — Redmondmag.com Announcing Microsoft Dev Box Preview | Azure Blog and Updates | Microsoft Azure Microsoft this week announced a public preview of Microsoft Dev Box, […]

FTC – Text based SCAMS with malicious links increasing

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Please avoid all random & unexpected texts or emails for package deliveries, surveys, etc. as the FTC has noted increased activities in SCAMS & phishing attacks Don’t click on that random text. It’s a scam | Consumer Advice (ftc.gov) That unexpected text from the Postal Service (USPS), Costco, or The Home Depot telling you about […]

FTC – Protect privacy of children as they return to school

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The FTC shares an awareness to COPPA which is designed to limit data collection needs & protect privacy for children Back to school: Children’s privacy | Consumer Advice (ftc.gov) The FTC wants you to know we’re thinking about your children’s privacy while they use education technology to do their schoolwork.  Have you ever wondered what […]

FTC – Disaster related SCAM alerts AUG-2022

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As we approach the SEP-OCT peak for tropical storms, the FTC shares an alert & best practices related to realistic-looking scams that quickly surface. Scammers target disaster victims. Spot their traps | Consumer Advice (ftc.gov) Immediately following weather-related disasters — like the devastating fires in California and the deadly flooding in Kentucky and surrounding states […]


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