Microsoft has released a new viewing option for Teams which turns the Teams section from a list of your teams to a tiled view.
Some more information can be found here.
From within the tile you can then manage the team as you would have in the list view.
When you next log in to Teams, you should see this screen:
If you want to move back to the list view that you are used to, the option to do so is in the top right, next to the ‘Join or create team’ button.
We have seen another increase in phishing emails over the last few weeks and this is having an impact on both staff and support services.
It has been widely discussed on Mac user forums that there are issues with the Wi-Fi connectivity in the latest version of Mac OS X. Continue reading
Following the widely publicised discovery of a vulnerability in the UNIX Bash feature, IT has patched all servers where this may have posed a risk. Continue reading
From the 1st October the University of Reading will be providing access to Microsoft Office 365 through Microsoft Student Advantage.
On 22 April, IT Services will start using a new Service Management Tool, supplied by TOPdesk. This system is a Software as a Service offering and is accessed via your browser from anywhere, making a real change to how staff and students can access services supplied and supported by IT Services. Continue reading
We have had a mail sent to University staff this morning which is another scam.
Do not click on the links in the email. We have taken steps to block the site and to mitigate the risks associated.
We are advising that you beware fake e-mails such as ones pretending to be either from Voicemail, HMRC, image scanners, courier deliveries, company complaints etc, containing small “Zip” attachments.
Early in October, the multimedia giant Adobe admitted to having suffered a data breach of significant proportions, with initial estimates from Adobe numbering it at 2.9 million compromised accounts. Just how significant is now becoming clearer as the count of those compromised is still increasing. Continue reading
The end of Windows XP and Office 2003 support from Microsoft is now only 6 months away. As in our previous news item, from April 2014, there will no longer be any operating system or security updates made available from Microsoft. Continue reading