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Avoid malicious Outlook email forwarding

Set up Office 365 to defend against hackers who use hidden Outlook rules to forward emails.

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How to use Windows Delivery Optimization

Allow devices to share and distribute updates across a network without having to rely on Windows Software Update Services.

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How to use Windows Update Delivery Optimization to distribute updates across your network

These are the Delivery Optimization settings you need to know to deliver feature and security updates without using Windows Software Update Services.

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How to script Windows 10 security update installs

You can download Microsoft Windows updates for later deployment across your network. Here's how you script the process.

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How to script a security feature update with Windows 10

Learn how to create a script that will install security and other feature updates at a specific time

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How to take control of Windows 10 security update settings

It's often wise to defer Windows 10 or Server 2019 security updates to let the glitches shake out. Here are the settings needed to make that happen.

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How to manually delay Windows updates

Windows 10 update settings are varied and at times confusing. Here is an exact list of the settings that control when updates will automatically run.

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Russian Cozy Bear APT 29 hackers may be impersonating State Department

Russian Cozy Bear hackers may be impersonating the U.S. State Department in a large, new spear-phishing campaign, plus other cybersecurity news.

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How to use PowerShell to scan for Windows 10 updates

Here’s how to tell what patches and security improvement are in Windows 10 updates before you install them.

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Microsoft covertly collects personal data from enterprise Office ProPlus users

Experts raised privacy concerns when a data protection impact assessment found Microsoft covertly collects personal data from users of the enterprise version of Office ProPlus.

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10 essential PowerShell security scripts for Windows administrators

PowerShell is a valuable tool for automating Windows administration tasks, including laborious security chores

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Best new Windows 10 security features: More patching, updating flexibility

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 1809 feature release.

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Microsoft patch for JET flaw zero-day is ‘incomplete,’ Windows still vulnerable

Microsoft's fix for the zero-day JET flaw only limits the vulnerability, doesn't eliminate it. Meanwhile, a Pentagon breach affects 30,000 workers, and a vigilante hacker is patching vulnerable MikroTik routers.

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Microsoft yanks Windows 10 Update after it reportedly deleted users’ files

Microsoft pulled Windows 10, Version 1809 for deleting users’ files. Meanwhile, US companies deny Chinese spy chips were added to their servers, and the Justice Department indicted 7 Fancy Bear hackers.

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Mingis on Tech: What's coming in the Windows 10 October update?

The next big feature upgrade for Windows 10 arrives soon, so it's time to discuss what's new – and think about why the pace of OS innovation seems to be slowing.

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The 6 best password managers

Look to these top password managers for Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android to make your online life easier and more secure.

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Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler zero-day and PoC exploit disclosed via Twitter

There’s a Windows zero-day in the wild, and CERT knows no practical solution until Microsoft patches.

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Patching Windows for Spectre and Meltdown: A complete guide

With newly disclosed Spectre and Meltdown variants, it’s time to review the risk they present your Windows systems and the steps needed to patch them.

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