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Who are the ShadowBrokers?

Who are the ShadowBrokers?

The WannaCry ransomware strain was created by amateurs who copied and pasted security vulnerabilities from a famous hacker group. It’s no longer a threat if you have updated your computer, but as evidenced by a recent announcement, the hacker group will continue to release dangerous security exploits for anyone to use.

MS redesigns Office 365 web app launcher

MS redesigns Office 365 web app launcher

Microsoft is improving the way Office 365 users access their apps and files and collaborate with colleagues. With Office 365’s redesigned web app launcher, users get quicker access to the tools they use the most and useful snapshots of their recent activities.

What you can learn from Equifax’s leak

What you can learn from Equifax’s leak

When it comes to security, it’s better to be safe than sorry. But as the Equifax leak case has taught us, once a security breach does happen, it’s best not to be sorry twice. Read on so your business doesn’t experience the same fate as the giant, bumbling credit bureau.

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

As more of who we are and what we do becomes bits and bytes in the cloud, we are becoming more susceptible to cyber crime.  It is no longer the Nigerian princes who are trying to share their millions with us - it is the Ransomware attacks encrypting our personal lives and the corporate data breaches exposing our personal info what we need to worry about.

Need a second monitor when on the road?

Need a second monitor when on the road?

If you have a multi-display setup for your desktop at work, you really feel limited when working on your single screen laptop while at home or on the road working remotely.

A USB powered monitor is the easiest way to add an additional display to your laptop.

Troubleshoot your WiFi with ease

Troubleshoot your WiFi with ease

You’ve invested in WiFi routers so you can access emails, collaborate in real-time, browse Facebook, and watch YouTube videos at blistering speeds. But when your WiFi refuses to work the way it should, the frustration sets in and you begin to contemplate smashing your router into pieces.

Microsoft launches My Workspace for macOS

Microsoft launches My Workspace for macOS

If you’re using Office 365 on a Mac computer, here’s some good news: Microsoft has introduced a new tool that will help you manage your Office 365 apps much more easily. My Workspace is a productivity-enhancing application that offers quick access to frequently used apps and files.

Proudly Supporting Our Not For Profit Clients

Proudly Supporting Our Not For Profit Clients

XBASE was pleased to present a donation in celebration of JVS Toronto's 70th anniversary at the organization's annual general meeting last week.  We have had the privilege of working with JVS for many years and are honoured to partner with them in supporting their IT needs.

5 types of clutter that slow down Windows

5 types of clutter that slow down Windows

If you’ve noticed that your Windows 10 operating system has been running slow, yet no virus has been found and everything seems to be running okay otherwise, your PC might have too much clutter. Clutter can impede its performance and eat away its memory.