XBASE Technologies Blog

Important update for Apple iOS 9 released

Posted by Stuart Demeter on Aug 26, 2016 11:38:18 AM

Apple has released an update for iOS 9 to patch numerous vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to access your device's camera and microphone, track your location and retrieve files.  Basically someone could potentially gain full access to your iPhone or iPad.

Read More

Topics: iOS, Apple

Diagnosing VoIP Call Quality Problems

Posted by Team XBASE on Aug 2, 2016 7:30:00 AM

To VoIP, or not to VoIP, that is the question that many small- and medium-sized businesses have been asking. And with good reason, since placing calls over the internet with a “Voice over IP” system is an increasingly viable option for SMBs given the robust features, ease of use, and cost savings. But does VoIP guarantee crystal clear local, international, and intra-office calling?

Read More

Topics: VOIP

5 Simple But Manageable Security Measures

Posted by Team XBASE on Jul 29, 2016 11:31:01 AM

Don't be put off by the tech jargon of security experts you find in forums and self-help books. A managed service provider is what you need to break down complex security ideas into easy-to-understand language. However, they generally focus on installing and managing protection software that's often far too complicated to operate without their help. And when that’s the case, what can you do to improve the safety of your business and its data? Keep reading for 5 effective, down-to-earth cybersecurity measures that you not only need to know, but need to put into action

Read More

Topics: Security, 2FA

Microsoft Office 365 hit by ransomware

Posted by Team XBASE on Jul 5, 2016 10:55:39 AM

The Internet is a powerful platform that brings people together on a global level while giving them access to a wealth of information anytime they please. With the good, comes the bad - some utilize their skills in committing cyber crimes from the comfort of their own homes. Case in point, the recent Cerber ransomware attacked that ravaged millions of Microsoft Office 365 users worldwide.

Here’s what a security expert and Microsoft had to say about the matter:

Read More

Topics: Security, Office 365, Ransomware

Tips & Tricks:  6 Microsoft Word tricks - Edit like the Pros

Posted by Team XBASE on May 19, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Microsoft Word is used by over one billion users worldwide, and of those how many are using it to its full potential?  Over the years Word has transformed into a complex design tool that allows it to move far beyond simple text editing.  Most users know how to change a font or center their text, but how many know how to track changes on a collaborative document or remove formatting from pasted text?  Staying up to date on the features listed in this article will drastically increase the efficiency and productivity of your document creation processes.

Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks