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Phishing TEXT Scam

Phishing TEXT Scams

Watch out for the latest Phishing TEXT Scams. This week they are getting a bit lazy and less convincing. This #Fake #Halifax text has just been received. SUSPICIOUS activity!! On an account I don’t have with Halifax, or in this case an account with “hlxdata.online”

> Sent from “+44 7597009141” #Dangerous Rating #O2

> Either not even masking the number or its masked with this bogus number

> HLXdata.online a very catchy web address

+ Check numbers out for SCAM details, start with for the number on Google +Don’t visit sites marked “HLXdata.online” for you large corporate bank +Don’t phone the number on the message. Call the number on the back of your bank card

+ Question everything.

#CyberSecurity #raisingawareness #phishingattack #phishingtext #phishing #Scam #txt #text #Alert

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New Release: PowerCLI 11.0.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.0.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.0.0

PowerCLI has been moving at quite the rapid pace over the last 2 years. In 2018, we’ve been releasing roughly every other month to make sure we get the latest features, performance improvements, and updates available as quickly as possible. Well, it’s been two months and we’re not going to break this trend. Today, we […] The post New Release: PowerCLI 11.0.0 appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog .


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Workstation 15 Is Here

Workstation 15 Is Here

Workstation 15 Is Here

Workstation 15 Pro and Player are Now Available! Download Now Workstation Pro Workstation Player Buy Now In celebration of our 20th anniversary, the VMware Workstation team is very proud to announce the general availability of VMware Workstation 15 Pro and VMware Workstation 15 Player, our flagship desktop hypervisors […] The post Workstation 15 Is Here appeared first on VMware Workstation Zealot .


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What does End of General Support mean?

vSphere 5.5 was released in 2013. Now 5 years on and its out of General Support. What does it mean? My simplistic techie take on this is, you still have support if you vSphere farm has a wobble and you need VMware technical support, and don’t be surprised if the solution is to upgrade. However if your still running 5.5 and your not quite sure what to do, feel free to call on a certified professional to plan an upgrade to the latest and greatest release :-).

What does End of General Support mean?

On September 19th, vSphere 5.5 exited its general support phase and moved into something called “Technical Guidance”. In response to this, many have already moved to a newer release of the vSphere 6.x line. Whether it be for compatibility concerns or a reasonable wariness of touching what’s not broken, there are several of us who The post What does End of General Support mean? appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Automating File-Based Backups of vCenter Server…

Automating File-Based Backups of vCenter Server Appliance

Automating File-Based Backups of vCenter Server…

Did you know the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) has file-based backup options? This ability was actually released in vSphere 6.5. However, there was one feature in particular that was missing: a scheduler. I’m happy to say that as part of vSphere 6.7, the VCSA received a backup scheduler! Recently, my teammate, Emad Younis released a […] The post Automating File-Based Backups of vCenter Server Appliance appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog .


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