Showing posts from October, 2019

Microsoft messes up another Windows 10 Update

Microsoft messes up another Windows 10 Update by giving it to the wrong users. Microsoft pushes another Windows 10 update that wasn't with mistakes or bugs but delivered to the wrong machines and users. The update implements "quality improvements on Windows Autopilot configured devices". Windows Autopilot now is used to set up devices in businesses. Windows Autopilot is not installed on Windows 10 Pro or a later version when the device is not registered or configured for Windows Autopilot deployment. Windows Autopilot has never been offered to users operating on Windows 10 Home. The update was pushed on Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro even though they are not machines registered for Autopilot deployment. As a reminder, if you see an update for Autopilot on Windows 10 Version 1903 displayed as an update on your Windows 10 Home or Pro machine, you do not have to download it. If you have already downloaded the update, it does no harm to your machine, it jus

Critical Security Updates for Adobe

Adobe releases critical security updates for the month of October. Adobe has released critical security updates that contain multiple vulnerability advisories in covering Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Download Manager, Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader DC. Adobe released security updates to patch a total of 82 security vulnerabilities across various Adobe products. Most of the vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. Adobe Acrobat and Reader allow users to manage, view, edit and print files in PDF format. With successful exploitation, an attacker can gain control and affect a system that later depending on the privileges the attacker has gained can install programs. The attacker can make changes, view, or delete data, or create new accounts with full user privileges. 

Are you prepared for Office 2010 End of Support?

Are you prepared for Office 2010 End of Support? Microsoft announced that extended support for Office 2010 will end on October 13, 2020, at the same time recommending organizations to migrate to Office 365 ProPlus or Office 2019. In 2020, Microsoft will end support for several applications, including Windows 7 and Office 2010.  By continuing to run Office 2010 after October 13, 2020, your business will become vulnerable to security risks as will no longer receive security and feature updates. Microsoft will no longer provide any support for bug fixes for the issues that could be discovered. Microsoft will also not provide security fixes for new vulnerabilities or technical support for issues beyond the end of support date. Since the support for Office 2010 will be coming to an end it is best to start exploring other options. Some of the options to consider are the latest versions of Office such as Office 365 ProPlus or Office 2019.