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Windows 11 is here!

The new Microsoft operating system has an almost complete redesign of its interface. It’s minimalistic, modern, and curvy looking. It also includes new themes and functions.  Some of these new features include Microsoft Teams and widgets being directly integrated into the taskbar, and you can now use Android apps on your PC for the first time.  Microsoft has also optimized the software’s user experience to make it easier and faster to navigate.   As announced on their official twitter account; Windows 11 will be available starting October 5th. However, there’s a “but”. Windows 11 won’t run on […]

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What is Deepfake?

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Have you ever heard of Deepfake? This term refers to realistic looking face videos. They are videos where someone’s face is made to look like someone else’s. It gained popularity when it was used to add famous actresses into pornographic scenes around 2017 when a forum in reddit named deepfakes was created and it featured face-swapped actors.   Here is an example of a deepfake video of Tom Cruise that went viral on TikTok accumulating around 100 million views:    Advances in machine […]

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Email Threats and How to Avoid Them

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Cyber-attacks can cost companies a fortune and the most common way to get valuable information is through people’s emails. It’s important for you to understand how a threat can be presented, how to implement the best security practices, and generate employee awareness.   According to the report released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)  “About […]

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Creating a Strong Password

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Most likely you use passwords every day, to access your phone, your computer, your favourite site, etc. According to a study, on average, a person has over 80 passwords and that leads to two common mistakes:  Creating easy to remember passwords  Using the same passwords for everything  Hackers are experts at getting passwords, they use programs that can generate millions of guesses until […]

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Welcome to Mipsmedia

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Welcome to our website! We are glad you found us. We are here to give you the tools you need to optimize your business operations by implementing the best ICT solutions available. Who Are We? We are a leading global provider of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) consulting and management services. We specialize in providing […]

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What is a Virtual IT Department?

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The Virtual IT Department Services is not a new concept; however the ability to provide these types of services for small (50-300 desktops and servers) to medium sized businesses (300-3000 desktop and servers) has been completely non-existent because of the high expense. What is a Virtual IT Department? Imagine having a complete IT department available […]

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Basics of Computer Viruses and How to Avoid Them

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What is a Computer Virus?  A computer virus also knows as Malware is a computer program that can replicate itself and spread from one computer to another. Once in your computer viruses can damage data, destroy files, format hard drives or make disks unreadable along with many other unwanted issues. How are Virus’s Spread?Through E-mail […]

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The Current State of Email Security

Security is a top concern, and for good reason. Cybercrime is at an all-time high, and the average cost of a data breach to a single company is US$3.5M1. Office 365 was designed from a “security-first” perspective, making it an ideal choice for customers who value the best in productivity as well as protection. You […]

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Tour of first Google Shop in North America

TORONTO – The first of many Google Shops has opened in Toronto, check out the tech giant’s new retail space in Best Buy locations across North America. Inside, customers will find all sorts of Google products, from the Pixel smartphone to the Chromecast. Alex Radu from CDN news uploaded a pic you can view it here: […]

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Ten tips to avoid your company becoming ransomware’s next victim

Q1 of 2016 saw a 3,500% boom in the number of ransomware domains created—and now IT pros everywhere are in a showdown with ransomware, hoping their users don’t accidentally make the first move. To prevent a ransomware attack, tech experts and information security leaders should do the following: Keep clear inventories of all your digital […]

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