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Phishing emails are getting smarter every day

Phishing emails are getting smarter every day

n the old days (ie last year!!), a dodgy email had a whiff to it – there was something that triggered your subconscious. That’s because some phishing emails were really badly written with terrible English.  But others just had a sniff about them- something that made...

Learn why use of Teams is growing at lightspeed

Learn why use of Teams is growing at lightspeed

Learn why use of Teams is growing at lightspeed:  In this webinar we looked at what new capabilities are driving increased usage. We then discussed which are most applicable to kiwi businesses, to help shortcut your learning on which you can apply to your...

Bad news email attachments

Bad news email attachments

Some emails are more than just bad news No one likes bad news! But sometimes it can’t be helped. Sometimes it sneaks up on you. One of the most common ransomware attacks is through a compromised attachment in an email. It’s easy to say “only open stuff you expect” but...

We’re not immune to outages either :(

We’re not immune to outages either 🙁

Trans-Tasman outages On the 15th June Microsoft experienced issues across Australia and New Zealand with Teams calling. For Those of us using Microsoft Teams as our phone system, they stopped working.  We experienced issues with inbound and outbound calls. The...

Google Releases Security Updates

Google Releases Security Updates

 Chrome security fixes Google has released Chrome version 91.0.4472.101 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This update includes 14 security fixes. Out of the 14 fixes, 1 is considered to be critical in nature. If you are supported by KARE Core Fundamentals or Premium KARE...

Are all (cheap) phone and laptop chargers safe?

Are all (cheap) phone and laptop chargers safe?

Finding the best deal This news scared me!  I'm always looking for slimmer, lighter and more powerful phone chargers. As someone who likes to travel light, but be ready for anything, I always have an eye out for small chargers that can power not just my phone, but...

Improved Dictation Tool in Word and Outlook

Improved Dictation Tool in Word and Outlook

This whole article was written using the dictation tool! **** **** ********. We all know Microsoft are constantly updating and evolving their products. This includes the dictation tool in Word and Outlook. Recently there have been improvements including Auto...