Businesses rely on computers for their daily operations, so getting afflicted by ransomware is devastating. It blocks access to all data, which can result in financial losses and the company closing down temporarily or permanently. Fortunately, Windows offers built-in tools and cloud storage options so you won’t have to fear data loss.
Do you use Internet Explorer as your browser? We’ve been warned about this day since 2014. At that time Microsoft announced that only the newest version of IE will be supported on its supported operating systems. "After Jan. 12, 2016, only the most recent version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates," said Roger Capriotti, Director of Internet Explorer, back in 2014. You can check out his full post: Stay up-to-date with Internet Explorer.
I never imagined that a Microsoft-Harvard forum would be the place to shatter the foundation upon which my IT life has been built, but that is what happened last week (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBHJ-8Bch4E&feature=youtu.be).
During the hour long interview, Gates discussed a variety of interesting topics (relationship with Apple, whether or not IBM made a mistake not buying the MS DOS), but by far the most earth shattering starts at about 16:50. “So we could have had a single button, but the guy that wanted to do the IBM keyboard design didn’t want to give us our single button, and so we programmed at a low level.