Criminal cyberattack is ‘morally repugnant’ says angry mayor, as council battles to restore services

East London council tries to restore services after ‘serious and complex’ attack creates disruption.

Hackney Council in London is continuing to try to restore services after a “serious and complex” cyberattack 10 days ago disrupted a number of its systems.

“I am incredibly angry that organised criminals have chosen to attack us in this way, and in the middle of dealing with a global pandemic. It is morally repugnant, and is making it harder for us to deliver the services you rely on,” said Hackney’s mayor, Philip Glanville.

New Windows 10 bug hits home working: Outlook, Office 365, Teams can’t access internet

As if working from home wasn’t challenging enough, Microsoft has now warned that a Windows 10 bug is preventing Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Outlook, and other critical work apps from reaching the internet.

The Windows 10 connectivity bug couldn’t come at a worse time and is probably causing real pain for the millions of employees worldwide working remotely amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. 

Twitter warns of possible API keys leak

Twitter is notifying developers today about a possible security incident that may have impacted their accounts.

The incident was caused by incorrect instructions that the website sent to users’ browsers.

The website is the portal where developers manage their Twitter apps and attached API keys, but also the access token and secret key for their Twitter account.

Microsoft Ignite 2020: All the news from this week’s Redmond’s IT Pro conference

From Project Cortex and Azure resiliency to Teams and Edge on Linux, here’s everything you need to know about the news out of Microsoft’s Ignite conference.

A closer look at Microsoft Azure Arc

The promise of Azure Arc is providing the simplicity of the cloud control plane inside the data center. A year after announcement with the core platform now going GA, we thought it would be a good time for a deeper dive to see how Azure Arc actually works.

New Windows 10 test build adds a Skype ‘Meet Now’ taskbar feature

Microsoft is getting more aggressive in taking on Zoom with a new Skype Meet Now taskbar button, part of the latest Windows 10 Dev Channel test build.

Microsoft has released another new Windows 10 test build to Insiders in the Dev Channel. Windows 10 Build 20221, released Sept. 23, has a Skype Meet Now button available in the taskbar in Windows 10.