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Microsoft Office

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go 2 with secured core PC protections
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Laptops

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go 2 with secured core PC protections

The "for business" version of the low-priced Surface clamshell comes with a range of pre-installed Microsoft 365 apps
1 Jun 2022
Chinese hackers exploit Microsoft zero-day as list of vulnerable Office products grows
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zero-day exploit

Chinese hackers exploit Microsoft zero-day as list of vulnerable Office products grows

Microsoft has published a support guide and temporary workarounds for IT admins to mitigate the threat
1 Jun 2022
Fresh Microsoft Office zero-day executes code on fully patched applications
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zero-day exploit

Fresh Microsoft Office zero-day executes code on fully patched applications

Malicious documents saved in Rich Text Format are especially concerning since they can execute code without even being opened
30 May 2022
BT's cloud-based calling system now integrates fully with Microsoft Teams
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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

BT's cloud-based calling system now integrates fully with Microsoft Teams

The WHC solution provides a “simple and cost effective” way to access external calling in Microsoft Teams, BT says
27 May 2022
Microsoft revamps Office website for business and school users
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft revamps Office website for business and school users

Customers will see new personalization and content creation features this week
11 Mar 2022
Microsoft delays Office 365 and Microsoft 365 price hike
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft delays Office 365 and Microsoft 365 price hike

There will now be a transitional grace period for those businesses worst hit by the changes
3 Mar 2022
Microsoft looks to tempt legacy G Suite users with hefty discount
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft looks to tempt legacy G Suite users with hefty discount

The move comes after Google's decision to revoke free G Suite accounts created between 2006 and 2012
14 Feb 2022
CISA updates must-patch bug list for federal agencies
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vulnerability

CISA updates must-patch bug list for federal agencies

Latest collection includes bugs up to seven years old that are still exploited in the wild
11 Feb 2022
Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints

The move has been widely welcomed by the security industry, though concerns remain over the ease of implementation
8 Feb 2022
Microsoft takes aim at critical RCE flaws with "massive" Patch Tuesday update
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cyber security

Microsoft takes aim at critical RCE flaws with "massive" Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft has kicked off 2022 with a score of security fixes for critical-rated vulnerabilities in some of the most widely used products used by busin…
12 Jan 2022
Windows 11 problems and how to fix them
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 problems and how to fix them

A handful of the most common problems plaguing Microsoft's latest operating system
7 Jan 2022
The most exciting features in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

The most exciting features in Windows 11

Microsoft's new OS features native Android apps, direct Teams integration, and more
5 Jan 2022
Hackers bypass patched Microsoft Office flaw to inject Formbook malware
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malware

Hackers bypass patched Microsoft Office flaw to inject Formbook malware

The attack is thought to be a dry run for a wider campaign in the future
21 Dec 2021
Microsoft 365 prices to soar by 20% for pay monthly subscribers
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Managed service provider (MSP)

Microsoft 365 prices to soar by 20% for pay monthly subscribers

The move has sparked anger in the partner community with many feeling the decision benefits only the largest resellers
7 Dec 2021
Microsoft Teams introduces 'Essentials' tier for small businesses
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business communications

Microsoft Teams introduces 'Essentials' tier for small businesses

The tech giant appears to identify a gap in the collaboration software market with SMB-focused Teams tier
2 Dec 2021
HMRC invests in 40,000 devices to facilitate hybrid working
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public sector

HMRC invests in 40,000 devices to facilitate hybrid working

The department’s employees are currently allowed to continue working from home for at least two days a week
16 Nov 2021
Microsoft Loop is a new Office app designed for hybrid workers
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collaboration

Microsoft Loop is a new Office app designed for hybrid workers

The tech giant is looking to improve the ways Microsoft 365 users can work together in hybrid environments
3 Nov 2021
The future of productivity
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Whitepaper

The future of productivity

Driving your business forward with Microsoft Office 365
13 Oct 2021
EU opens Microsoft Teams probe following Slack complaint
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Microsoft Office

EU opens Microsoft Teams probe following Slack complaint

The watchdog has suggested there could be an antitrust case on the horizon after sending a questionnaire to Microsoft Teams rivals
11 Oct 2021
Microsoft's Office LTSC 2021 now generally available on Windows and Mac
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft's Office LTSC 2021 now generally available on Windows and Mac

The non-subscription version of Office designed for regulated customers promises improved performance and expanded accessibility
17 Sep 2021
Microsoft brings passwordless security to consumer accounts
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft brings passwordless security to consumer accounts

Customers can even delete their passwords entirely if they wish
16 Sep 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Atlassian, Microsoft Office, Zoho ManageEngine
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Atlassian, Microsoft Office, Zoho ManageEngine

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
9 Sep 2021
Microsoft acquires video-editing platform Clipchamp
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Acquisition

Microsoft acquires video-editing platform Clipchamp

The Australian in-browser tool will become part of Office 365
8 Sep 2021