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Cool Password Hack

Cool Password Hack

You know how you’re supposed to use a different, strong password for every website you use? And you know how hard it is to remember all of those different passwords? Well, one of my coworkers has come up with a cool way to make this easy. Here’s how his system works… Think of a random(…)

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Don’t Use These Passwords

Don’t Use These Passwords

In 2019, the National Cyber Security Centre released a list of the most regularly used and frequently hacked passwords. Here they are: 123456 123456789 qwerty password 1111111 Now obviously these are terrible passwords and you shouldn’t use them. But what should you use instead? Journalist Ben Wolford explains that the best passwords are those with(…)

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Do You Live in a Noisy Household? Here’s How to Block Background Noise During Your Microsoft Teams Meetings

Do You Live in a Noisy Household? Here’s How to Block Background Noise During Your Microsoft Teams Meetings

When you’re participating in a Microsoft Teams meeting and you’re sharing your ideas with your coworkers, you want everyone to be able to hear what you’re saying. You want to sound professional! But that can sometimes be tough to do when your coworkers are hearing a lot of background noise as you’re speaking. Your message(…)

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How to Use Technology Without Annoying Your Coworkers

How to Use Technology Without Annoying Your Coworkers

Before the COVID-19 crisis, we certainly used technology to communicate at work. We made phone calls. We sent emails and instant messages. And maybe, occasionally, we participated in an online meeting or video conference call. But today, with many of us working from home, technology has suddenly become the primary way to communicate with clients(…)

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All About “Zoombombing” and How to Stop It

All About “Zoombombing” and How to Stop It

If you’re working from home right now, you’ve probably attended a few video conference calls. (I attend at least one a day.) And you may be using a software called “Zoom” to participate in those calls. Zoom allows colleagues to see each other, talk, share their screens, write on the screen, post messages, use personal(…)

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