Last year, Microsoft used Ignite to highlight its new AI initiatives and a new search experience for Office. Today at the Ignite 2018 conference, Microsoft detailed about a redefined search experience that will be used across all Microsoft services and within Windows.
To protect against embarrassing situations while in video meetings, Microsoft introduced a feature called Background blur in Microsoft Teams. This AI driven feature will use facial recognition to automatically blur out your background while in a video meeting using Teams.
Microsoft extends support for its Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) to Office 365 client applications, offering protection against script-based threats at runtime.
For the past hour, users of Microsoft's Office 365 service are experiencing problems when they try to login to their existing subscription or activate a new one. This is a known issue by Microsoft who recently posted on Twitter that they are experiencing problems.
Microsoft has just announced a new and large update for Office desktop for Windows. This update is rolling out to the Office Insiders and it bumps the productivity suite to version 1808 (Build 10730.20030). The updated version of Office is available for Insiders enrolled in the Monthly Channel (Targeted) level.
In this deal you get access to 36 courses and over 80 hours of training on Enterprise Mobility and Security, with courses on securing Office 365 and Windows 10 installations. These eBooks normally have a combined value of $2,999.99, but have been discounted 98% to $49.99 as part of this deal.
Microsoft today released the July 2018 Office update for Android that brings the app to build 16.0.10325.20043.
Microsoft has updated the list of dangerous files it blocks inside Office 365 documents, and has added the ".SettingContent-ms" file format to that list.
Cyber-criminals are currently using a trick that allows them to bypass Microsoft's security filters and deliver spam and phishing emails to Office 365 email accounts.
Starting today Microsoft is bringing the Fluent Design from Windows 10 to Office 365. This design is aimed to offer more a streamlined interface with depth, the right amount of colors, and transition animations that make using Office a cleaner and easier experience.
Microsoft announced plans last week to block Flash, Shockwave, and Silverlight content from activating in Office 365. The block will only apply to Office 365 subscription clients, but not to Office 2016, Office 2013, or Office 2010 distributions, the company said.
Phishing threats are currently targeting your credentials for Apple, Facebook, Gmail, and more. In this roundup we detail some of the current Phishing threats active on the Internet.
A new email attack known as baseStriker allows miscreants to send malicious emails that bypass security systems on Office 365 accounts.
A new phishing email scam is under way that pretends to be from a company's human resources (HR) department and requests that the recipient read and acknowledge an attached "Rules of Conduct" document. This document, though, prompts you to login at a fake Office 365 login prompt, which is used to steal your credentials.
This week we saw the release of new decrypters for Magniber, LockCrypt, and WhiteRose. The other big news is that addition of ransomware detection and file restore in Office 365. Otherwise, it has mostly been small variants that were released this week.
Three months after news first leaked, Microsoft officially announced today the launch of new anti-ransomware features for Office 365, the company's commercial subscription-based office tools suite.