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Stay updated on what’s happening with business technology, IT, and cyber security with the experts at Dox. We sift through all of the day’s technology news and share what is most relevant to help businesses like yours from the most trusted sources.

Whether you want to know about the newest developments in business mobility and virtualization to IT support and intrusion prevention systems (IPS), Dox will keep you apprised. New software, hardware, and applications are rolling out from trusted brands such as Microsoft, Citrix, and Aruba every day to help businesses do even better so stay on top of what’s out there to better your business.

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Google Services Track User Movements In Privacy Faux Pas

Google Services Track User Movements In Privacy Faux Pas

A recent report found that Google services – with functions like checking maps, the weather, and search – are tracking users even when they deny permission.

By Lindsey O'Donnell for Threatpost

Device privacy continues to be a top concern this year as consumers start thinking about when, how, and why their personal data is collected.

7 ways to more retweets

7 ways to more retweets

It can be discouraging for any business to post a thoughtful tweet in the morning just to see that it barely has any retweets by the end of the day. To maximize your tweets’ exposure, consider these 7 ways to increase your retweets.

Schedule your tweets

There is absolutely no point in tweeting out any content if your audience isn’t even awake for it.

Time-saving tips for Microsoft Word

Time-saving tips for Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word remains one of the most popular and user-friendly apps for business. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac and can be used to create a wide array of business documents. While millions of people use Word every day, most don’t know how to maximize its potential.

Spectre makes a comeback

Spectre makes a comeback

When one cyberattack is stopped, another more powerful variant almost always takes its place. It happens all the time with ransomware, computer viruses, and Trojan horses. Recently, this has become the case with Spectre attacks, which exploit a fundamental flaw in modern computer chips.

Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?

Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?

In this day and age, almost every business employs some type of server management. If yours is hosted locally, temperature control could mean the difference between running smoothly and running into the ground. Understanding how to properly cool your servers prevents data loss and ensures the longevity of your hardware’s life.

CISCO pays cool $2.3 billion for hot security company Duo

CISCO pays cool $2.3 billion for hot security company Duo

Cisco says integration of its network, device and cloud security platforms with Duo Security’s zero-trust authentication and access products will let customers quickly secure users to any application on any networked device.

By Michael Cooney for Network World

Cisco today laid out $2.35 billion in cash and stock for network- identity, authentication, and security company Duo.

Reddit hack reveals limitations of two-factor authentication security

Reddit hack reveals limitations of two-factor authentication security

By Duncan Riley for SiliconANGLE

A hacker has managed to steal historical account data from Reddit Inc. by intercepting SMS text messages, used by employees for two-factor authentication, to gain access to some backend systems.

The hack, revealed today, took place between June 14 and 18. It saw the hacker obtain a 2007 database backup and email digests sent by Reddit in June.

Work productively with Chrome extensions

Work productively with Chrome extensions

Well over half of all surveyed internet users utilize Google’s Chrome web browser, and it’s not difficult to see why. The ability to customize your browser via third party apps, extensions, and more makes web surfing a truly personalized experience.

Top 10 list of dark web activities that indicate a breach

Top 10 list of dark web activities that indicate a breach

Research analysts at Terbium Labs released a list of the most common activities seen on the dark web that indicate a breach, or another unwanted incident, has taken place.

Despite increased security budgets and better defenses, organizations are losing the battle against cyber attacks.

Top 4 benefits of web monitoring

Top 4 benefits of web monitoring

Although the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurts anyone, wasting hours of your working day on these websites reduces productivity. When it comes to increasing employee productivity, keeping a close eye on their internet behavior reaps various benefits.