Russian state hackers attack European companies via Teams
Microsoft has identified Midnight Blizzard, a Russian government-affiliated hacker group, as the driving force behind a series of recent phishing attacks via Teams. The state hackers allegedly targeted European and U.S. organizations in particular.
According to Microsoft, the Midnight Blizzard h... Read more
EU opens investigation into bundling Teams, Microsoft may yet conciliate
The European Union is officially launching an investigation into Microsoft's antitrust practices. The tech giant is accused of unfair competition by bundling its video platform Teams into Office 365 and Microsoft 365.
An official European Union investigation follows a complaint filed by rival c... Read more
Microsoft introduces scheduling app Classwork in Teams for Education
Microsoft has added the planning app for teachers Classwork to Teams for Education. This should make it easier for teachers to create, organize, manage and distribute their teaching materials to students via Teams.
According to Microsoft, the now-released planning app Classwork is an application... Read more
Security-developed tool exploits vulnerability in Microsoft Teams
A tool developed by cybersecurity experts is exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft Teams to spread malware to end users.
The US Navy's Red Team recently developed the TeamsPhisher tool, which allows it to spread malware via a vulnerability in Microsoft Teams. The security vulnerability in que... Read more
Teams goes for compactness and cuts clicks in June
Teams received improvements in June which reduce the number of clicks, provide more overview and make conversations more natural.
Microsoft brings new features to its communications platform Teams regularly. To keep an overview, Microsoft releases an overview of the new features every month, wh... Read more
What is the best video meeting app? Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams or Webex?
The pandemic has given collaboration platforms an immense boost. Nowadays, it's impossible to imagine a world without these application, especially now that hybrid work has taken off across industries. However, there are quite a few providers with video call and collaboration functionality, but wh... Read more
Microsoft Teams 2.0 lets you collaborate faster and easier than ever
Microsoft recently made available a new, updated version of Microsoft Teams. Also called Microsoft Teams 2.0. The company claims it “has been reimagined from the ground up,” resulting in a “faster, simpler and more flexible experience.”
Besides a total rebuild of the Microsoft Teams app,... Read more
New version Microsoft Teams twice as fast as current app
Microsoft has unveiled a new version of Teams. The collaboration platform promises to be twice as fast while consuming 50 percent less memory.
"We have been listening to your feedback which has culminated in a reimagining of Teams from the ground up," said Jeff Teper, President, Collaborative Ap... Read more
Microsoft plans to add 3D avatars to Teams
In today's age of remote work and virtual meetings, there are numerous reasons why individuals might be hesitant to appear on camera during Zoom or Teams meetings.
Whether it be a cluttered workspace, a rambunctious child, or simply not having enough time to get ready for the day, turning off th... Read more
Alation introduces Marketplaces for third-party datasets
Alation introduces Marketplaces for its Data Catalog platform. The tool allows users to import trusted third-party datasets into the data platform for greater insight. The data intelligence specialist is also presenting Connected Sheets for Microsoft Excel and Alation Anywhere for Microsoft Teams.
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