Free Software Costs Us All!.... (or what to do if the person next to you says, here use my account/key/login)
I am always amazed when I run across someone running pirated software. After all it is 2019 and there are a variety of ways to get similar products for free, or via a subscription for a small fee. (Some argue that it is not that small). Office Online and Google Docs give users similar functionality to the Office apps loaded on a Windows or Mac computer. The issue is that people are not used to the dynamic of saving to the cloud and sharing from there in a safe manner.
Therefore desktop applications are still necessary and have a lot more functionality than the online versions. This is why people still want them on their computers. However there are still a few that think they shouldn't have to pay for that ability. I have seen vendors that think Outlook should be free to connect to their POP or IMAP source so they provide it, but neglect to tell the client that th…
Phishing or Fishing?
Either way it is bad news for your Email and more!
There has been a dramatic increase in the emails that you are receiving that are not what they seem to be. In the past these "Phishing" attempts have been mostly harmless. Now they are taking on a more nefarious purpose!
DON'T be a victim of these criminals. In recent months we have witnessed these hackers taking over Office 365 mailboxes and sending out fake invoices to the customers of the victim. These invoices have fake websites for taking payment information and in many cases ask for wire transfers in the HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of dollars!
Email is an essential part or our everyday communications. It is also one of the most common methods that hackers use to attempt to gain access to sensitive information. More than 90% of data breaches start with a phishing attack. “Phishing” uses fraudulent email messages designed to impersonate a legitimate person or organization and trick the recipien…
The Tech Doctors takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps Bryce McDonald, a solo entrepreneur who runs DAY 1 Wake, a wakesurf board making business, scale his home-based business out to the world. Office 365 gives Bryce a new level of freedom that he didn't have previously because the cloud-based app lets him access, edit, and share documents from anywhere on any of his devices.