Follow Us

11 Features You Didn’t Know for Microsoft Teams

As the population is now working from home, Microsoft Teams is becoming more popular. We have come up with a list of helpful features to help make the most of the platform! Command Prompts The search bar at the top of the screen doesn’t just search across the platform and pull up specific files and chats, it can also act as a command prompt. If you need to quickly talk to someone type ‘/chat’ into the search bar and their name and your message and it will send it to them! Another helpful prompt is ‘/org’ and then a person’s name, this will let you find out who they report to and who reports to them. /dnd Another command prompt! If you are feeling overwhelmed by how many chats and notificatio

Hackers Exploiting Coronavirus with Phishing and Malware Campaigns

Unfortunately, hackers are exploiting fears to phish your employees, hack systems or deliver malware during the pandemic. As the fear of the virus is increasing, your employees’ emails and social media will be flooded with news reports, comments and links about the virus. Here are a couple of ways hackers are getting into your system and taking advantage of the coronavirus: Fake virus tracking app delivers ransomware: there is an app that masks itself as a coronavirus map tracker that is actually ransomware that locks down your phone. The app is called the “COVID19 Tracker” and will infect your device when it is downloaded, once it has infected your device it will demand $250 in Bitcoin. Rel

How to Stay Secure While Working from Home

As the pandemic continues to rise, more and more people are starting to work from home, resulting in the largest remote workforce in the world. Now that we are all spending more time online, whether it is working or connecting with family and friends, there has been a huge spike in malware and hacking incidents, this includes malware from software downloads and an increase in phishing attempts. It is more important than ever to remain diligent and protect important business and personal data. We have put together a list of security tips and steps that you need to take to make sure that you can work securely from home and connect online. Watch out for phishing emails: There has been an increa

How to Prevent Cyber Attacks

Malicious cyber attacks that causes data breaches is the last thing you want for your business. These forms of cyber attacks are not only the most common but the costliest for your business too. Therefore, your business should do everything in its power to prevent cyber attacks from occurring in the first place. We use Panda Security to optimise the security of your IT systems so that everything that can be done is done to prevent cyber attacks from taking place. With over 30 years’ experience in the field of cyber security, Panda are the leading European vendor of EDR systems and withhold the power to protect you against advanced cyber attacks. Why Panda Security is key to your business Pan

  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
Recent Posts
Posts Are Coming Soon
Stay tuned...
Archive

BLOG

Keep up to date with our blogs and articles!

Copyright 2020. Pinfields IT. All Rights Reserved.

Website Design by Pinfields Marketing

support@pinfieldsit.co.uk  |  Unit 3, Ryelands Business Centre, Ryelands Lane, Elmley Lovett, WR9 0PT, United Kingdom

  • Facebook for Pinfields IT
  • Twitter for Pinfields IT
  • LinkedIn for Pinfields IT