Microsoft AC Power Cord Recall

Microsoft have announced a recall of AC power cords for some models in their Surface range.  If you own a Microsoft Surface Pro, please review the recall page for instructions: https://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-us/support/warranty-service-and-recovery/powercord Simon Wong  

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Christmas Break 2015

Hi Everyone, The Dependable Technologies office will be closed from Monday 21st December, 2015 and will re-open on Monday 4th, January, 2016. During this time, our DT staff will be recharging their batteries in preparation for assisting you all in 2016. If you have a Support Agreement in place, please call the office number (07 3369 […]

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Major Bash vulnerability that affects Linux, UNIX, Mac OS X

A major vulnerability that affects Unix based systems (Unix, Linux, Mac OS X) has been revealed.  Most Linux distributions have already released patches to address this but so far Apple has not. If you are under a Maintenance Agreement, we are already working on fixing your servers.  If you are not and require assistance, feel […]

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Support for Windows XP ends in less than 5 days

Like Europe said “It’s the final countdown…”! Microsoft’s support for Windows XP ends next Tuesday 8/4/14. Most of our clients have started their migrations off XP but please contact is if you need help upgrading. Regards SimonW

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Malware and Ransomware

Hi Everyone, Just before Christmas the ABC published this news article which particularly covered ransomware and a major infection at QUT. Whilst it is impossible to give 100% protection against anything like these attacks (nor anything in life!) what I can guarantee is that if you are not keeping your computers, software and AV up […]

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