Ethical hacking

Ethical hacking – addressing security breaches and preventing cybercrime

 

Ethical hacking has been booming worldwide for several years. A growing number of companies voluntarily choose to be hacked and commission skilled IT professionals to target them by attacking their own infrastructure. Real stress tests under real conditions are intended to reveal...

 

PHP 7.2

PHP 7.2 – end-of-life (EOL) on November 30, 2020

 

PHP 7.2 will not be supported much longer. Now is the time to take advantage of the time left before the end-of-life date and replace outdated versions with more recent PHP code. This will make sure security gaps are closed, bugs are fixed, and the performance of web offers won’t...

 

Zoom fatigue

Zoom fatigue: how to avoid getting tired during video conferences

 

The number of people working from home has increased rapidly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and so has, of course, the number of online meetings. Video conferencing is an indispensable tool in working remotely, but also comes with drawbacks. Video calls quickly...

 

What is the EU-US Privacy-Shield?

Privacy Shield – controversial data transfer agreement between the EU and the US

 

For some years, the Privacy Shield has regulated the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. But in July 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield. For many companies, the end of the privacy agreement came as a complete...

 

What is Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels: video clips a la TikTok

 

Instagram Reels is Instagram’s new video feature. Much like Chinese app TikTok, Reels lets users create and share short video clips with added background music. But what exactly is Instagram Reels and what are the differences to TikTok? We’ll show you what the new feature can do....

 

PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

 

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked,...

 

The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

Excel is not responding: What to do when Excel is not working

Excel is not working: As a Microsoft Office user, you’ve no doubt experienced this issue before. Excel freezes and suddenly stops responding for a number of reasons. These can include problematic add-ins or other issues that are not caused by Excel itself, such as printer settings or issues with antivirus software. We’ll show you how you can easily fix this problem yourself.

Windows 10 dark mode: Enabling and disabling the dark theme

Windows 10 dark mode improves readability considerably in dark lighting conditions. The alternative mode protects the eyes and promotes concentration, while reducing the energy consumption of the display significantly. We show you three ways to enable the Windows 10 dark theme – in the system settings, via the registry, and using free software.

Windows Recycle Bin missing? Here’s what to do

If your Recycle Bin has disappeared in Windows 10, most of the time only the desktop icon is missing. The same applies if the Recycle Bin is missing in Windows 7. The bin isn’t really gone, it’s simply hidden from view. The Recycle Bin is still doing its job of keeping your deleted files safe. In most cases, you can quickly restore the Recycle Bin icon.

Starting Windows 10 in safe mode: a how-to with different options

Safe mode in Windows 10 strips the Microsoft operating system down to its most vital functions. In the case of many critical hardware or software errors, Windows 10 can still be booted in safe mode. This makes diagnosing and repairing errors much simpler. Read on and learn how to boot safe mode in Windows 10.

Windows: recovering deleted files from the Recycle Bin

Did you accidentally delete a file in Windows? Don’t worry, Windows initially moves deleted files to the Recycle Bin, which you can easily access. The files are not permanently deleted until you empty the Recycle Bin. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how to recover files from the Recycle Bin or a deleted folder.

The most important Google Docs shortcuts at a glance

Google Docs is one of the most widely used collaborative tools for word processing. The program offers a number of practical shortcuts that allow you to create and edit documents more efficiently. We’ll show you the most important Google Docs shortcuts and how to view a list of all keyboard shortcuts directly in the Google tool with just a few clicks.

GitLab Tutorial – installation and first steps in GitLab

GitLab is one of the most popular tools for cross-team, agile software development. In this beginner-friendly GitLab tutorial, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started with GitLab. Among other things, we’ll show you the advantages of the software, how to install GitLab, and how to work together as a team with this tool.

Word is not responding: What to do when Microsoft Word has stopped working

Word is not responding: For many users, Microsoft Word is the most important program on their computer, making it all the more frustrating when Word freezes. There are many reasons why Word might suddenly stop responding. Add-in problems are a frequent cause. Other times, Word itself is not the source of the problem: Printer settings or antivirus software can also interfere with Word.

Excel: conditional formatting – what is it?

Excel’s conditional formatting is a useful feature to visually distinguish and analyse your data. This type of Excel formatting allows you to emphasise cells according to certain conditions. Conditions are predefined using specified values or formulas. But how does it work? And how is conditional formatting applied in Excel?


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