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Freshen Up With National Clean Out Your Computer Day

12.2.2018 by Jenn Granger

There seems to be a National Day for everything these days! This month there’s National Tooth Fairy Day, National Love Your Pet Day and even National Pizza Day, which we happily celebrated last week. But National Clean Out Your Computer Day is one that could bring actual, real benefits to your daily working life. You might have detoxed for January, but now’s the time to give your computer a deep cleanse. A full device clean out means not just dusting off your desktop, but tuning up your software and getting all your systems up to date too. Don’t just leave…

Looking (back)Up at the Clouds

22.2.2017 by Penny Piper

Last week, Team UKFast took its hugely successful Cloud UK Live event on tour to London. More than 100 people – and a few flamingos – joined us at Kensington Roof Gardens, alongside industry leaders including Microsoft, Cisco and VMware. Discussions…

HackAttack: Fake Microsoft Update Security Bulletin

22.5.2014 by Katherine Kelly

There will always be things in our lives that just keep turning up like bad pennies. For example, you might think you’ve gotten rid of the devil bird that tweets outside your window at six in the morning. You’d be…

Microsoft Reveals ‘Most Ambitious Office Yet’

19.7.2012 by Alice Cullen

The software giant has announced the new features of Office 2013 with a focus on cloud and touch-compatibility. We take a look at the top features of the new release. Immediately, the most obvious feature is the added ability to…

June 2012 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

20.6.2012 by Micro-Clouseau

As mentioned in the advanced notification, this month there are seven security bulletins addressing twenty three vulnerabilities: 3 bulletins are rated as critical 4 bulletins are rated as important 4 bulletins addressing vulnerabilities that could lead to Remote Code Execution…

February 2012 Security Bulletin Release

15.2.2012 by Micro-Clouseau

As mentioned in February’s advance notification post this month’s security bulletin releases are now confirmed to contain 9 bulletins addressing 21 vulnerabilities. The following table shows affected software by bulletin and the likelihood of an Operating System restart being required…

November 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

7.11.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

This 'Patch Tuesday' for November 2011, sees the release of 4 bulletins addressing 4 vulnerabilities. Bulletin Breakdown: 1 bulletin is rated Critical, 2 are Important and 1 Moderate 2 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability can lead…

October 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

7.10.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

This 'Patch Tuesday' for October 2011, sees the release of 8 bulletins addressing 23 vulnerabilities. Bulletin Breakdown: 2 bulletins are rated Critical, 6 are Important 6 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability can lead to Elevation of…

September 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

9.9.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

This 'Patch Tuesday' for September 2011, sees the release of 5 bulletins addressing 15 vulnerabilities: Bulletin Breakdown: All 5 bulletins are rated Important 3 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 2 vulnerabilities can lead to Elevation of Privilege The…

Microsoft Looks to Crack Cloud Security

11.8.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

Microsoft is looking to crack one of the key problems in cloud hosting; keeping data secure. Even though the technology offers many advantages, data security is one issue that is putting some companies off switching to the cloud. The team at Microsoft, however,…