Today we have a guest article written by Musashi Aharon. He is a Jew who believes in the value and purpose of individuals, whose souls are created in likeness to the Divine. A tech enthusiast, he occasionally writes about ways to move power from corporations and the government back to the people.
I saw an unclassified release from the FBI that Islamic terrorists are using Telegram to coordinate and transfer funds. Unfortunate legislation in the UK was recently passed that eliminates many privacy protections online for their country.
To ban privacy and encryption is no less a problem than to ban arms, because both technologies serve as a leash upon would-be tyrannical governments. For sure, terrorists will use every advantage they can get. But that does not mean innocent people like us must digitally take off our body armor because terrorists can use the same.
While the vast majority of our clients have us (Ward Computers) perform monthly maintenance on their computers, a few clients still only use us for “break-fix” issues. This is fine with us, yet it does put some responsibility on you the end user / business.
Microsoft has been requiring you to use their stupid and fake security app called “Microsoft Authentication”. Just like all 2FA (two Factor Authentication) it is flawed in numerous ways and only provides the illusion of security, not real security.
If you haven’t turned it on or want to stop using it and you have a Microsoft business account, especially a 365 or Exchange account, just follow these simple steps.