Microsoft Announces Office 2019

Microsoft have announced the next perpetual release of Office, Office 2019. This release, due to be released in the second half of 2018, will include the usual popular Office apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and servers (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business). Office 2019 will add new capabilities for customers who aren’t yet…

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NotPetya: New Ransomware Affects Companies Around the Globe

A new Ransomware campaign dubbed “NotPetya” is currently infecting IT systems across the globe with government bodies, critical infrastructure and large businesses affected.   The ransomware’s patient zero machines are believed to have originated from Ukraine. The virus specifically infected machines through software called Doc.ME, which is a Ukranian government-approved accounting software. Another infection source…

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British Airways Computer System Outage

A couple of weeks ago 75,000 British Airways passengers’ plans were ruined by a company-wide computer system outage.   Since the incident, BA has stated that the outage was caused by “human error”. This is a catch-all term however and can mean numerous different things. British Airways clarified what they meant and claimed the power…

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