• Windows 11 now has much better protection against brute-force attacks

    15 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Microsoft's SMB server service on Windows 11 has been given an update aimed at making it better at defending against brute-force attacks. In the operating system's latest Windows 11 2022 update , the Insider Preview Build 25206, recently pushed to the Dev Channel, SMB authentication rate limiter is enabled by default. What's more, a couple of other settings have been tweaked to make these attacks “less effective”.
    Unattractive target
    "With the release of Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 Dev Channel today, the SMB server service now defaults to a 2-second default between each failed...
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  • Microsoft Teams can now make you a foreign language expert without even trying

    Microsoft Teams can now make you a foreign language expert without even trying

    15 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Getting to grips with international contacts on a Microsoft Teams call should soon be much easier due to a new update. The video conferencing platform has confirmed that users are now able to activate live translated captions in a range of languages. When starting and setting up a call, Microsoft Teams users will be able to select live captions in the language of their choice, helping them gain better understanding with other participants.
    Microsoft Teams live captions
    First announced in August 2022, Microsoft Teams hopes that the update will allow for more engagement on calls amongst...
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