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Windows 11 review: Microsoft’s most pleasant OS—until it isn’t

Windows 11 has been out a week now. Here’s a very honest review of it. Are you excited to upgrade, or happy to wait till it’s stable? Click here to check out the full article! :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::  STG IT Consulting Group would love to show you all we can offer as your Managed Service Provider. Click…

Microsoft warns about open redirect phishing campaign

The Microsoft Security Intelligence Twitter account is at it again with another PSA regarding phishing campaigns. These open redirector links are crafted to subvert normal inspection efforts. Click the link and you’ll be redirected to a domain that appears legit (such as a Microsoft 365 login page). It sets the stage for you to voluntarily…

GPUs could become Trojan horses for future cyberattacks

The graphics card inside your computer is a powerful tool for gaming and creative work, but it can also potentially serve as a Trojan horse for malware. Cybercriminals are finding ways to exploit graphics cards and their VRAM to inject malicious code into your system. The approach is claimed to have worked during a proof-of-concept hack on both discrete…

Apple asks U.S. employees to report vaccination status – Bloomberg News

The iPhone maker has asked its staff to report their status “voluntarily” by mid-September, regardless of whether they are working remotely or from an office, according to the report. New guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that requires fully vaccinated individuals to wear masks have prompted companies to change their policies on…

Can You Delete Yourself From the Internet? Yes – Here’s How

Privacy is one of the major tradeoffs for digital access. You can’t completely delete yourself from the internet because you’d have to find and delete every photo, video, tweet, mention, comment, shopping order, etc. However, there are ways to reduce your online footprint and protect your data. This article outlines a basic roadmap for controlling…

Twitter’s Safety Mode will automatically block harmful accounts for 7 days

Twitter is rolling out a new way to try to limit “unwelcome interactions” in your feed, the company said Wednesday. Safety Mode will impose a seven-day block on accounts that use what Twitter called potentially harmful language. This could include insults or repeated replies and mentions. Click here to check out the full article! :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::  STG…

Microsoft Teams update will eliminate a major distraction

Ever been distracted in a video call… by your own video feed? We all have! Now Teams will let you hide your face from yourself Microsoft is preparing a pair of upgrades for collaboration platform Teams that will help users customize their video feeds to better suit their needs. As per two new entries in the company’s…

Windows Server 2022 is here to help businesses large and small

Does your business use Windows Server, the operating system for servers? The new Windows Server 2022 is here, and it’s a lot more secure Click here to check out the full article! :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::  STG IT Consulting Group would love to show you all we can offer as your Managed Service Provider. Click here to schedule…