Outlook not adding Exchange Accounts?

Outlook bypasses AutoDiscover and connects directly to Office 365 mailbox? Has this happened to you, it has me, TWICE in a week, it turns out it’s because of this: Starting in Outlook 2016 version 16.0.6741.2017, Microsoft has enabled a new feature called Direct Connect to Office 365. What this feature does …

Firmware Updates – what and why

Firmware is a software that is embedded into a hardware device. Firmware controls how your device behaves. We recommend that you update the firmware on all your products whenever new firmware becomes available. New firmware often fixes bugs, contains new features, and protects you from security vulnerabilities. Some products can …

Twitter advices ALL its users to change their password after a glitch

Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch (Reuters) – Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system! Change your PASSWORD NOW! Full story here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-passwords/twitter-says-glitch-exposed-substantial-number-of-users-passwords-idUSKBN1I42JG

Merging 2 offices together, the stresses of working in I.T.

The Stresses of working in I.T. – Today was not the day we planned. What happens when you are merging 2 companies together and the new company  coming to your customer of 15 years, have had an arse looking after their IT? No antivirus despite paying for a site license …

Just got this from Kaspersky – Information about recent Microsoft Security Updates

Dear Steve On Wednesday 3rd January, Microsoft issued a number of updates in relation to two recently disclosed vulnerabilities that affect CPUs on personal computers, mobile devices, and the cloud. These vulnerabilities were named “Meltdown” and “Spectre”.  The Windows security updates are only available to devices running updated anti-virus software from …

Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash!

Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash! Over the past few days Microsoft have released patches for the Intel Meltdown bug, we have already had 5 customers PC’s that have crashed during the update – all PC’s were running Kaspersky – Today …