Microsoft recently released Visio for the web as part of the Microsoft 365 Apps, and it is no longer only available as a standalone application for PC users. Whether utilizing a tablet, Mac, or PC, all users can now take advantage of the popular flowcharting and diagramming software, Visio, on the web. Continue reading Visio for the Web Now Available at SMU
Category: Software Updates
Mac Users: Don’t Upgrade to Monterey… Just Yet!
Apple recently announced that the latest update to its macOS, Monterey, is available to the public. While we know people are eager to update to the latest OS to take advantage of the new enhancements for key apps; including Safari, Messages, and Maps, as well as new privacy features, we recommend that users wait until the next “dot” OS update before upgrading University-owned Macs. Continue reading Mac Users: Don’t Upgrade to Monterey… Just Yet!
Duo Two-Factor Authentication Facelift Coming in October
With Duo being used every day by just about everyone here on The Hilltop, we want to keep you aware of any changes that are in the works. This includes a refreshed mobile application that will be released gradually by Duo over the next couple of weeks. Rest assured, the functionality of the application on both Android and iOS apps will remain unchanged. You also don’t have to do any reconfiguration of your account.
Again, the core functionality of Duo Mobile is not changing. You will continue to be able to: Continue reading Duo Two-Factor Authentication Facelift Coming in October
Apple Releases Security Updates to Stop Spyware
Just a day before Apple’s September event, Apple has released the iOS 14.8, iPadOS 14.8, macOS 11.6, and WatchOS 7.6.2 security updates. While the updates list what might be just basic improvements to CoreGraphics and WebKit, it actually stops the devices from “Processing a maliciously crafted PDF may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited,” according to the security note. This code execution is what allows spyware to run on your devices. Continue reading Apple Releases Security Updates to Stop Spyware
You Need to Update Your iPhone and iPad ASAP
If you have an iPhone or iPad, you need to update your device right now. It’s okay, we will wait…
While you are waiting for the update download to complete, read on.
Apple has announced that its recent iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 update will help protect against three security vulnerabilities that “may have been actively exploited” by hackers. In yesterday’s document describing the security content of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4, Apple stated the following. Continue reading You Need to Update Your iPhone and iPad ASAP