The cyber security opportunities emerging from booming ‘bad actor’ activity

Fraudsters have been using coronavirus as an excuse to target users
Enforced homeworking as a result of the ongoing lockdown in the UK has led to an increase in “bad actors” exploiting individuals and businesses at a time of crisis, but this has also created investment opportunities within the…

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What is Microsoft Teams? How it works, tips and tricks and best alternatives

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration suite from Microsoft that allows employees to chat, call, video conference and share files from any location. The free version of Microsoft Teams contains a generous collection of features that will satisfy the needs of most businesses, while a paid version is available for companies looking for a more complete package.

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How to install Microsoft Teams on Linux

Microsoft Teams is now available as a Linux desktop client. Learn how to install and connect, so you can begin collaborating with team members. You may or may not have heard by now, but Microsoft has released an official port of its Teams tool for Linux. That means, no matter what operating system you’re on, be it Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, and now Linux, or if you’re stuck at your desktop or on the go, you can get your Microsoft Teams collaboration on.

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Microsoft adds a News Bar app as part of its latest Windows Insider update

Microsoft is launching a redesigned Microsoft News app, now dubbed the Microsoft News Bar, in conjunction with a new Windows 10 Insider build that tidies up your PC’s storage. Windows 10 Insider build 19603 is part of the Fast Ring, a sort of repository for ongoing code that Microsoft hasn’t formally slated for any particular release.

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Microsoft: Don’t expect any Windows 10X devices this calendar year

New Windows 10 bug hits home working: Outlook, Office 365, Teams can’t access internet Best cheap Windows 10 laptops for $350 or less in 2020: Acer, Dell, Lenovo, and more Windows 10 privacy: In new preview build, Microsoft tweaks telemetry settings Best laptop deals: Windows and Chromebooks for under $500 (CNET) Microsoft Teams: A cheat sheet (TechRepublic Premium).

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Cybercriminals now using malware and adware to exploit virtual meeting apps

Skype is the most targeted app with 120,000 suspicious files exploiting its name, according to security provider Kaspersky. As more people have been forced to work or stay at home due to the , there’s been a much greater reliance on virtual meeting software to communicate with co-workers, colleagues, friends, and family.

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Comparing Chatbots To Mobile Apps

Apps did not supersede websites, similarly chatbots won’t supersede apps. But they will change your behavior… I want to take a look at how chatbots will change our practices and more specifically how other mediums will be impacted. These mediums include not only apps, but also the web. You could argue a chatbot is made up of two elements; A Conversational UI enabled by Conversational AI.

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