A priority in the evolution of ransomware recovery

The first ransomware appeared in 1989. It was distributed via floppy disks; its encryption could be easily reversed, and the ransom of $189 was to be paid to a PO box in Panama. Since those humble beginnings, ransomware has evolved into the massive international cybercrime it is today, that causes billions in damage to organizations big or small.

As new

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Best Windows apps this week

Five-hundred-and-eight in a series. Welcome to this week’s overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft 365 apps can now be updated without user interruption, thanks to the new “update under lock” feature.

As always, if I’ve missed an app or

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Employees take risks to avoid login hassles

A new report from 1Password reveals that 43 percent of employees admit to risky online behaviors such as sharing logins, offloading tasks to others, or even abandoning certain tasks altogether to circumvent complicated login procedures.

Having to remember multiple logins heightens stress levels and strains mental health according to 41 percent of respondents. While 37 percent say that the onboarding

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Microsoft releases Windows 11 Build 25201 with expanded

After a couple of weeks of rolling out new builds on a Thursday — and following on from the release of twin beta builds earlier this week — Microsoft is back to its usual Wednesday release schedule for Insiders in the Dev Channel.

Build 25201 sees Microsoft beginning to roll out a handy expanded view for widgets, and also a

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How BIPOC employees are impacted by workplace digital

Earlier this year, Loom surveyed more than 3,000 working adults in the US and UK about their experiences and opinions surrounding digital communication tools at work. The report sheds light on how these tools — from traditional email to modern video messaging — impact team connection, employee engagement, productivity, and more.

Modern office workers want to forge genuine connections with

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