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What's newMicrosoft Teams users may have received a notification on their mobile device 'FCM Messages : Test Notifications'. This is due to an exploit in Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) cross-platform messaging app which Teams and other collaborative software make use of.A similar message was also received by users of Google Hangouts on 24 August.
How does this affect me?
- The messages are harmless and more of an annoyance than a security breach.
What do I need to do?
- Inform your users that if they receive a notification similar to "FCM Test Messages" they can safely ignore it.
- Do not click the message and leave the notification unopened or delete it.
- FCM will be patched by Microsoft, Google and other third-parties to prevent this exploit from being further abused.
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Microsoft has stopped official support for Windows 7, more importantly, you may not have heard that this was also the case for their Server 2008 and Server 2008 r2 operating systems. You will no longer receive software updates for either system, making your data vulnerable. What should you do about it?Read More