Tag: Microsoft

Outlook Cannot Connect to Gmail

Outlook Cannot Connect to Gmail

| July 15, 2014

Effective July 15, 2014, Microsoft Outlook will no longer connect with the default security settings to your Gmail account. Google has increased security which is causing this software break. This affects Outlook 2007, 2010 and 2013. To resolve this problem, enable Basic Authentication. To do this, go to the following Google website, https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps, and then […]

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Scammers Claiming to be Microsoft

Scammers Claiming to be Microsoft

| June 27, 2014

The “Hi, I’m calling from Microsoft” scam artists are at it again…one of my clients was ensnared by this recently and the result wasn’t pretty.  After the customer let them take control of her computer, the scammers found tons of ‘problems’ and wanted a lot of money to ‘fix’ them. Fortunately the customer did not […]

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