IT Weekly Roundup May 26

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May 26, 2022

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Post of the Week

The great debate! Of course TOTO was the second most voted option...
Seriously though, PDF is surely the only way to go... right?
Published document = PDF
Collaborative document (needs editing) = DOC
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Join Blackpoint's CEO, Jon Murchinson, as we go behind the scenes with one of the world’s most successful fighters, Georges St-Pierre!

Georges St-Pierre is a legend in MMA and has had extreme success in his career. Tune in to learn more about his philosophy on training, fighting, and recovering.

We talk about how to use perceived setbacks as an opportunity to learn, grow, and dominate the competition in sport or cybersecurity, and how to apply learnings in the ring or in business.

Join us for the newest episode with Georges St-Pierre. Check it out below 👇

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Meme of the Week 🤣

Alexandru B, This is an IT Support Group

Tech News TL;DR

Google has been DDoSing SourceHut for over a year
Of the past 100,000 HTTP requests received by git.sr.ht (representing about 2½ hours of logs), 4,774 have been requested by GoModuleProxy — 5% of all traffic. Read More

Twitter to pay $150 million penalty for allegedly breaking its privacy promises – again
It’s FTC 101. Companies can’t tell consumers they will use their personal information for one purpose and then use it for another.
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The forgotten benefits of “low tech” user interfaces
Seemingly outmoded technologies sometimes hold the key to better user experiences. Read More
PSA: Serious Security Vulnerability in Tor Browser
We recommend that you stop using Tails until the release of 5.1 (May 31) if you use Tor Browser for sensitive information (passwords, private messages, personal information, etc.). Read More
Newport Wafer Fab: Chinese buyout of UK's biggest chip plant to be reviewed
The sale of Britain's largest microchip factory to a Chinese company is to be reviewed by the UK government. Read More
Windows Autopatch — Will MSPs still need patch management?

Microsoft recently introduced Autopatch in April to take the burden of patching off of overwhelmed IT departments.

With a planned release in July — it’s worth getting educated about this new service and what its potential impacts on the MSP Ecosystem will be.

Is Autopatch just Auto Update with a price tag?

How does Autopatch work, how will it roll out and how will Autopatch impact MSPs today?

Join N-Able head nerd, Lewis Pope and Stetson Blake as they dive deeper into Autopatch!
Watch the livestream back on YouTube by clicking the button below!

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Tech Support Gore of the Week 🤘🎸

"Network switch blasted after a lightning strike that travelled through a network cable"
(via /r/techsupportgore)
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