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Facebook Outage September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015
Facebook Broken showed an error message to users around 9:30am PST (12:30pm EST) this morning. Some saw a generic “Service Unavailable” error, but most saw a “Sorry, something went wrong.” message followed by “We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can.” There is currently no comment from Facebook explaining the [Continue Reading]

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Major Global Outage of Microsoft’s Skype

September 22, 2015
Skype Down

On the morning of September 21, 2015 Skype users around the world experienced problems with the popular messaging application. Core features of Microsoft’s Skype began to glitch and prevented users from making voice calls. All contacts were viewed as “offline” despite being logged in. A number of messages and group chats were not being delivered. [Continue Reading]

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Internet Explorer’s Replacement: Microsoft Edge

May 12, 2015
Microsoft Edge

Internet Explorer is arguably the most well know browser amongst its competition (for better or for worse) and is still widely used despite its flaws and speed issues. The notorious browser will be retiring in the next version of Windows. Windows 10 will have a new default browser named “Microsoft Edge”, previously called “Project Spartan”. [Continue Reading]

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Cyber-criminals Hiding behind the Microsoft Name

April 30, 2015
Microsoft Phone Scam

We have personally seen and heard stories of windows users getting hacked by cyber-criminals claiming to be Microsoft. Out of safety for you, we’ve gathered this information to help you recognize when someone may be trying to steal your information. “Microsoft does not send unsolicited emails or make unsolicited phone calls to request personal or [Continue Reading]

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Microsoft Zero-Day Bug

April 28, 2015

Active attacks are being made on a previously unknown security flaw on every supported version of Internet Explorer. Malicious software may silently install itself by only browsing hacked website. The attacks are currently targeted toward Internet Explorer 9 through 11, and are exploiting Flash to bypass security protection on Windows. Although the Zero-Day attacks are [Continue Reading]

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