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OneNote used in keylogging phishing campaign

A recent phishing campaign has been discovered to be using Microsoft’s OneNote digital notebook program, which auto-saves and synchronises noted to get past detection features in order to get malware onto target’s systems.


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New features now available for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft’s collaboration and communication platform Teams has been upgraded with enhanced tools. Developed to facilitate working in groups with improved integration, the new capabilities also advance the Microsoft’s ongoing endeavour to make Teams the go-to chat platform for enterprise use.


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Security experts identify faults in Microsoft Azure

Leading cyber security specialist Check Point has uncovered two major security issues with Microsoft Azure. The weaknesses could potentially be taken advantage of by cyber criminals to obtain access and gather sensitive data stored on any machines that are running Azure. Learn more about the security weaknesses now.


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Microsoft Search gains innovative internal acronym feature

In a recent announcement from Microsoft, the Redmond-based firm stated it had integrated a new acronyms feature to its current search facility. Learn more in this article


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Lloyds implements Microsoft technology to fuel digital transformation

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has officially announced a new strategic partnership working alongside technology giant Microsoft in a bid to accelerate the organisation’s journey towards complete digital transformation. At WM Reply, we create bespoke solutions for specific enterprise needs using the most cutting-edge technology from Microsoft.


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New Edge browser from Microsoft now available for download

Microsoft’s new version of Edge has officially left its preview status and entered general availability for download. Entitled Microsoft Edge 89 stable, it can now be downloaded from the company’s website.


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What are the advantages of upgrading to SharePoint 2019?

Microsoft SharePoint offers a collaborative platform with a high capacity for modification. Despite this highly configurable quality, many enterprises utilising it do not always upgrade the user environment.


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Microsoft research reveals UK enterprises can develop faster than Europe rivals

New research undertaken by the software giant Microsoft suggests that by solving communication issues, UK-based companies can grow far faster than rival firms located in Europe.


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Recommended security profiles from Microsoft coming to Office 365

The internationally popular Office 365 from Microsoft is soon to benefit from recommended security profiles.


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APT groups ramp attacks on enterprises in Q3

It has been reported that target attacks on businesses showed an increase in the third quarter of the year, according to Tech Republic. Cyber attackers have continued to depend on both social engineering and malware to acquire information from both individuals and enterprises alike. Attacks are deployed using bogus using built-for-purpose email addresses, compromised sites in SharePoint and word docs riddled with malware.


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Microsoft delivers enhanced cognitive search in Azure

Microsoft has provided its cloud-based platform Azure with an updated “cognitive search” facility.


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Users issued warning over spoof Windows update

Cybersecurity experts have identified a spam campaign capable of infecting systems with Cyborg ransomware. The attack is made via a fake Microsoft email that outlines an important update for the Windows operating system.


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Microsoft joins Mayor Sadiq Khan to tackle London’s major challenges

Tech giant Microsoft has joined forces with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and the Social Tech Trust to battle some of the largest challenges facing the UK capital.


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UK colleges use Microsoft tech that helps students learn

Colleges and schools based in the United Kingdom have joined Microsoft’s teaching showcase that assists student learning with its latest technology.


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Microsoft releases sizzle videos to promote products

During its recent annual Ignite conference, US multinational Microsoft issued three brand-new sizzle videos for three of its software products – Tasks, Fluid Framework and Yammer. This new media release is designed to not only show the potential of the software but entice viewers to revisit them and discover exciting new applications.


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New business-focused phone system launched by Microsoft in the UK

An all-new phoning system designed for business use that unites chat functions, calling, meetings, email services and calendars has been released by Microsoft here in the United Kingdom. At WM Reply, we specialise in creating personalised solutions to business problems using state-of-the-art technology from Microsoft.


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Microsoft and Cambridge University project secures government support

The government is backing a new initiative to offer researchers better artificial intelligence (AI), enabling it to have a stronger impact in important areas like healthcare.


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New Microsoft acquisition helps customer cloud migration

Many companies are now choosing to make the move from on-premises storage to cloud-based platforms to house data, as they offer both lower energy costs and improved scalability. As experts in Microsoft technology like O365 and SharePoint WM Reply is ideally placed to assist you.


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Microsoft launches second ‘AI for Good’ initiative

Microsoft has announced it will be working alongside UK companies to help the planet as well as individuals with disabilities by developing artificial intelligence (AI) at the recent Future Decoded expo for 2019.


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SharePoint used to outflank secure software from Symantec

A campaign of phishing attacks is using the online platform SharePoint to bypass the Symantec Corporation’s secure email gateway.


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Latest Microsoft fixes featured in October’s Patch Tuesday

The latest software updates have been issued by Microsoft to fix close to 60 security problems in both Windows and software developed to work on top of the operating system. For the most part, the October edition of Patch Tuesday is ‘light’ but does contain some fixes considered critical by Microsoft.