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Ransomware Attack “WannaCry”

Over the weekend a massive ransomware cyberattack was launched by malware called “WannaCry” and this is in fact still a current and growing threat. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-14/ransomware-cyberattack-threat-lingers-as-people-return-to-work/8525554 Whilst we were confident our Maintenance systems and anti-malware protection had ensured our customers on Support Agreements were safe from this attack, the scale of the attack prompted us to […]

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Introducing Bitdefender Business Security

Dependable Technologies has been deploying Kaspersky Internet Security to protect our clients for several years. Whilst it has provided a solid level of protection (saving us from multiple ransomeware attacks), it has a tendency to interfere with some of our customer’s software. This, in combination with some operational difficulties in managing the software, led us to research […]

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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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Cryptolocker

Today we have been helping a client recover from a Cryptlocker attack.  It is a very nasty piece of malware, also known as Ransomware, that encrypts your files then asks you to pay to have them decrypted.  It is nasty enough to also attack network shares so beware in larger networks! The good news is […]

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