Microsoft Teams just fixed one of its most annoying call problems

Microsoft Teams says it will end communication issues caused by sudden and momentary drops in internet connection with a new artificial intelligence-based solution for its video conferencing software. In a demonstration on the Microsoft Teams blog (opens in new tab), Microsoft said that its new machine learning model is built on an existing technique it […]

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Microsoft Teams is finally adding this vital business tool to help save your business

Businesses of all sizes will be able to get paid through Microsoft Teams, adding a whole new dimension to the service. The video conferencing platform is integrating payments as it looks to become even more helpful for businesses everywhere by allowing them to request payment during a Teams meeting. Microsoft even says that customers will […]

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Microsoft Exchange Online is making some major access changes

Microsoft is set to phase out the use of Client Access Rules (CARs) in Exchange Online. CARs help users control access to their Exchange Online organization based on client properties or client access requests, using details such as their IP address (IPv4 and IPv6), authentication type, user property values, and the protocol, application, service, or […]

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The next generation of Microsoft Outlook is here now – but you won’t get to try it

The newest iteration of Microsoft Outlook is now available to try for selected users, the company has confirmed. The new version of the email client is open for Office Insiders to try now, giving an insight into what the company sees as the future of Outlook on Windows. Among the upgrades to the new Outlook […]

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Microsoft is doing away with passwords for Azure Virtual Desktop

Microsoft is now publicly previewing a single sign-on experience for Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), enabling passwordless authentication for users. Users will now be able to use Windows Hello and security devices such as FIDO2 keys to sign in, as well as third-party identity management services that integrate with Azure AVD. In addition, users will […]

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Microsoft Teams is really going all-out to make sure you never miss a meeting again

Keeping track of your ever-changing Microsoft Teams calendar could soon be easier than ever thanks to a new update. The video conferencing service has revealed it is working on a new feature that will allow users to “pop out” the meeting they are on, so that they may carry out other tasks while the call […]

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Microsoft SQL servers targeted in ransomware attacks

An ongoing campaign is looking to distribute the FARGO ransomware (opens in new tab) to as many Microsoft SQL servers as possible, experts have found.  According to cybersecurity researchers at AhnLab Security Emergency Response Center (ASEC), threat actors are picking up pace, looking for unprotected MS-SQL servers, or those protected by weak and easily cracked […]

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Slack and Microsoft Teams have some rather worrying security flaws

Slack and Microsoft Teams, arguably the two biggest communications and online collaboration (opens in new tab) platforms around today, allow for the inclusion of hundreds of third-party apps, and that’s a security nightmare, experts have said. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison argue that third-party apps rarely have their code reviewed by programmers at Slack […]

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