Update From Microsoft

Some information we just got from Microsoft I thought was wort sharing. “Research shows that our customers are actually enabling their cyber attackers: despite all the warnings, a staggering 30% of recipients open phishing messages and 12% open malicious attachments. So it’s no wonder two-thirds of cyber threats can be traced to phishing attacks. “ Please […]

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Email Going Missing In Outlook 2016

I came across an interesting problem today that had me scratching my head for an hour or so and could not find anything in google to resolve the issue. I was in the office of one of our clients and he had just setup a rule in Outlook 2016 to move all the email from […]

Dreaded Cryptolocker Virus

We have just come across an instance where a company employee opened a file that was sent to them by someone they did not know. Once this file was opened it started to encrypt the information on the employee’s computer and also the section of the server that that user had access to. We caught […]

Should I Authorise Payments by Email

Over the past few weeks we have started to see hackers use many different means to try get people to authorise payments via email. We have seen some really good impersonation attacks that go like this. The accountant in a company gets an email from say the managing director asking her to pay an invoice. […]

Our First Server

It was a momentous week here in iPing this week as we decommissioned the first ever server that we had installed for our first ever client. See the picture above Over the years this server has had quite a few upgrades to keep it working and even up to being decommissioned, it was still working well which is […]

The importance of e-mail to your business!

Posted on March 10, 2016 by in email

Cast your mind back thirty years into the business world of the 80’s to have a view of how business people communicated then and you will find that the main modes of communication were. Letters Faxes Phone calls Now shift on to the present day and you can see that the computer and e-mail has […]

Protect Your Power To Protect Your IT

If you are running and servers or important IT on your premise it is important that you consider the safety of the power feeding this computer equipment. In many of the Dublin areas there can be sudden an unexpected power cuts that may only last seconds or minutes but can stretch for hours. So for […]

Things to Consider when Selecting a Good Managed Services Partner

We have been asked a few times this year already as to what are some of the things to think about when selecting a good managed services partner. Here are few points that jump to mind: PROACTIVENESS – It is very important that a proactive approach is taken by your Managed Services Partner to look […]

Internet Explorer 11 Is Now End Of Life

This may have slipped past you last week but Microsoft has ceased to support Internet Explorer version 11 and all versions before this. So in effect Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11 are no longer supported now. Some companies are using these older versions of Internet Explorer as this is what their old programs […]