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Rabia comes from a solid IT background and has been writing professionally about Microsoft products and other technology for four years. Rabia has also written for OnMSFT.com as well as Windows Report. She is always up to date on the latest trends in the IT Industry and has done extensive research in the data science industry.


What’s New in Microsoft Teams – December 2021

Microsoft has published a monthly round-up of all the features added to its Teams collaboration service in December 2021. This time around, the biggest improvements include End-to-end encryption (E2EE) support, Teams Rooms updates, a new SIP Gateway service, Teams-certified devices, and much more. New features for Microsoft Teams meetings First up, Microsoft has made some…

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Top Petri News Posts of 2021

Microsoft unveiled a slew of new consumer and enterprise-focused products and services in 2021. It’s been a big year for the company with the most significant announcements such as Windows 11, Teams 2.0, a new Visio web app, and an affordable Windows on Arm development kit. Here’s a look at everything you need to know….

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Microsoft Delivers Emergency Fix For Exchange Y2K22 Bug

Microsoft has released an official fix for the “Y2K22” bug that was previously preventing on-premise Exchange servers from sending emails. This issue started at midnight on January 1st, 2022, and it was causing emails to get stuck in transport queues due to a date check failure in the FIP-FS anti-malware scanning engine. The Microsoft Exchange Y2K22…

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Google Confirms Microsoft Teams Bug Can Block Emergency Calls on Android 9 and Lower

Google has started sending out emails recommending users install the Microsoft Teams update as soon as possible to fix a bug that was preventing some Android devices from making emergency calls. The company previously stated that this issue only impacts all users with Android 10 and above, but it has now confirmed that the emergency…

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Apache Releases Log4j Version 2.17.1 to Patch New Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Last month, a security researcher discovered a new zero-day exploit in the Apache Log4j Java-based logging library that threat actors could abuse to execute malicious code on affected systems. Apache has released a new update (Log4j version 2.17.1) this week that aims to address the remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in v2.17.0. For those unfamiliar,…

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Microsoft Teams Meetings Get New Raise Hands Order Feature

Microsoft Teams has released a new update that brings some improvements to the raise-hand feature in meetings. As pointed out by Microsoft MVP Cameron Dwyer on Twitter, the Teams desktop client now allows meeting organizers to view the numerical order in which the participants have raised their hands. The Microsoft Teams desktop app introduced the…

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Microsoft Edge Canary Brings Back Legacy Edge Follow RSS Feeds Option

Microsoft has started working on a new followable web feature for its Edge browser that will let users subscribe to their favorite publishers and creators across the web. The RSS tracking option was first spotted by Reddit user u/Leopeva64-2, and it’s now live for select Insiders in the latest Canary versions of Microsoft Edge. With this…

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Microsoft to Fix Windows 11 Bug Breaking Color Rendering on HDR Displays

Microsoft has acknowledged a new Windows 11 bug that prevents some image editing applications from rendering colors correctly on select high dynamic range (HDR) displays. The company explained on its Windows Health Dashboard that the issue is caused by some incompatibilities with color rendering Win32 APIs under specific circumstances, and it seems to be particularly…

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Researchers Discover Four New Security Flaws Affecting Microsoft Teams

Security researchers have revealed several new security flaws impacting the “link preview” feature in Microsoft Teams. The cybersecurity company Positive Security discovered four separate vulnerabilities in the feature back in March 2021, which can be exploited by attackers to leak victims’ IP addresses, spoof link previews, and launch denial of service (DoS) attacks targeting Android…

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 21H2 Security Baseline With Tamper Protection And More

Microsoft has announced the release of a new security baseline package for Windows 10 version 21H2. The Redmond giant detailed that the latest Windows 10 security baseline brings several new policy settings to help enterprise customers prevent PrintNightmare, ransomware attacks, and other security threats. Windows 10 Version 21H2 security baseline with Microsoft Defender Tamper Protection…

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