Tech Tip - Setting Print Screen Key To Screenshot On Windows 10
On Windows 10, starting with version 1809 (October 2018 Update), the 'Snip & Sketch' app has been re-purposed to become the new default for screenshots. You can, however, choose to set the Print Screen key on your keyboard to open the screen snipping tools. Here's how:
Microsoft Co-Founder & Billionaire Philanthropist Paul Allen Dies
Microsoft’s lesser-known co-founder, Paul Allen, who left the company in 1982, has died aged 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (lymphatic cancer), with news of his death bringing praise for his generosity as a philanthropist.
Ubicoustics Overhears Everything You Do ... And Understands
Researchers in the US have presented a paper based on their research that identified a real-time, activity recognition system capable of interpreting collected sounds that could well be used by home smart speakers.
Businesses Turning To Zero-Trust Security Model
As a widening attack surface and evolving threats mean that organisations continue to breached despite a large security spend, many businesses are now turning to the 'zero-trust' security model.
Tech Tip - Disable Flash in Edge to Speed Things Up
Adobe Flash may be a way to make websites more exciting and engaging, but it can contain bugs, security holes, and it can really slow things down when you’re waiting for Flash-heavy pages to load. In Windows 10 you can quickly and easily turn off Flash in the Edge browser. Here’s how
Browser Support For Early Versions of TLS To End
The makers of all popular browsers - IE, Edge, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome included - have announced plans to disable Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol versions 1.0 and 1.1 by default.
Goodbye Skype Classic, Hello Blockchain-as-a-Service
Just as November will see Microsoft asking Skype users to switch from Skype Classic to version 8, tech commentators are predicting that Microsoft and other companies will be looking to start reaping the financial benefits of offering blockchain as a service (BaaS).
New Facebook Rules For Political Ad Transparency In The UK
After the US and Brazil, the UK has become the next country to be subject to Facebook’s new rules that require those who wish to place a political advert on the social media platform to verify their identity and say who is funding the advert.
How Business Emails Are Vulnerable
Research by digital risk management and threat intelligence firm Digital Shadows has revealed that company credentials and emails that can be easily accessed on the web are making it easier for cyber-criminals to target businesses with attacks.