Phishing emails flow into inboxes year-round, especially during the holidays. Here are some clues to help your users spot “fishy” emails.
- Those of you who currently run Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic or Windows 7 Home Premium will be upgraded to Windows 10 Home.
- Those of you running Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Ultimate will be upgraded to Windows 10 Pro.
- Those of you running Windows 8.1 (the standard edition) will receive Windows 10 Home. And those of you running Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 8.1 Pro for Students will receive Windows 10 Pro.
- On the mobile phone side, if you’re running Windows Phone 8.1, you’ll get Windows 10 Mobile as your free upgrade.
So what is the difference between these various editions? You can find out more on the Microsoft blog post about it.
Download a PDF copy of the newsletter sent to WizzIT clients in June 2015 from here: WizzIT – June Newsletter 15
I remain endlessly fascinated with the incredible social experiment we have all been living through over the last decade (and I can say, if you are reading this, you are part of the experiment). The internet and social media have changed the way we access information and communicate. The traditional top-down systems of information and opinion dispersion are eroding, being replaced by a largely bottom-up free-for-all.
I think we’re still figuring out all the consequences of these changes, both intended and unintended. One effect that has been casually observed is that many people believe they have expertise they do not have because they have been able to do “research” online. The democratization of information has led to a false sense of democratization of expertise. [Read more…]
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