Text Prediction Is Coming To Microsoft Word

Most modern email systems these days have a “predictive typing” feature. As you’re composing an email, the software behind the system predicts (fairly accurately) what you’re about to type and suggests the next word, or even the next few words for you. If you hit the activation key (which is generally the Tab key, but varies a bit depending on …

Microsoft Adds New Security Feature To Office 365

Microsoft has made an important change to Office 365 you should be aware of. The company recently introduced a new feature called Application Guard, which is now available to all Office 365 users with supported licenses. The Application Guard blocks files that have been downloaded from untrusted sources by shunting them to sandboxes. These isolated, secure containers allow Office 365 …

Office 365 Exchange Users Get Disposable Email Feature

During the 2019 Microsoft Ignite convention, the company announced a new feature they were planning to add to Exchange Online. The new feature, dubbed “plus addressing” would give Office 365 Exchange users the ability to create a potentially unlimited number of disposable email addresses using a + delimiter. That’s handy, given that so many sites want your email address from …

New Features Have Been Added to Office 365

If you’re an Office 365 user, you’ll be pleased to know that that Word for the web now has two cool new features: Transcribe and support for voice commands. Currently, the transcription capabilities are somewhat limited, but are still robust enough to be genuinely useful. At present, it only supports transcribing audio into US English. In order to make use …

Don’t Fall For Office 365 Zoom Notification Phishing Email

Do you use Microsoft Office 365? Do you also use Zoom? If so, be advised that there’s a new phishing campaign designed with you specifically in mind, the goal of which is to ultimately make off with your Office 365 login credentials. Since the start of the global pandemic, Zoom and other video conferencing solutions have seen an explosion in …

Microsoft Will Add Plagiarism Checker To Word Program

Recently, Microsoft announced a small but important improvement to one of its signature products, Microsoft Word. The company is planning to roll out a plagiarism checking tool bundled with a virtual writing assistant powered by the company’s increasingly powerful AI/Machine Learning code. If you’re interested in trying it out, it’s currently available to customers using Microsoft 365 EDU A3 and …

Office 365 Making Changes To Accommodate Millions Working From Home

Recently, Netflix announced that it was scaling back its streaming speeds to better handle the increased load brought on by millions of people around the world sitting at home due to the threat of the Corona Virus. Netflix isn’t the only company making such moves. Recently, Microsoft announced a raft of new and temporary changes to various Office 365 services …

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Seamless Collaboration With Sharepoint

Whether working from home or in the office, collaborating with your team on a project can be challenging when a presentation or important document is emailed amongst team members for review and updates. This creates multiple versions of the same critical file and can result in confusion over which document is the most up-to-date and complete. SharePoint eliminates this workflow …

Paradise Ransomware Using Internet Query Files To Deliver Payload

The Paradise ransomware is like a bad penny; it just keeps turning up. The strain first appeared back in 2017, when it was spread far and wide via phishing emails. Then it seemed to fall out of favor for a while, and now, it’s back again. Even worse, it’s back with a new trick up its virtual sleeves. In its …

Message Recall Feature May Be Added To Office 365

For a while now, Microsoft Outlook users have enjoyed a highly popular addition to their email service. In a nutshell, it allows them to recall messages that have been sent using Outlook, which is an Exchange Online hosted cloud email service for business. They can un-send the emails, provided that the recipient is using Outlook and the messages haven’t been …