Category: News

  • macOS Catalina is Coming

    While there is still no official release date for Catalina, macOS 10.15 is coming soon. There are plenty of new features and enhancements included in Catalina; for more information, check out Apple page: However, there are also some significant changes coming, including the end of 32-bit applications, and support for 32-bit applications. This has…

  • MacRansom: ransomware as a service

    From Fortinet’s recent blog post: Many Mac OS users might assume that their computer is exempt from things like ransomware attacks and think that their system is somehow essentially “secure.” It is true that it’s less likely for a Mac OS user to be attacked or infected by malware than a Windows user, but this has nothing to…

  • MikroTik Certifications

    I have just completed a week long course with Tridigital and DuxTel on MikroTik routers, and have now completed the MTCNA and MTCRE certifications. #1407NA348 #1407RE077  

  • LaCie 2Big Network 2 Data Recovery

    While working on-site with a customer, I was attempting to upgrade the firmware in the LaCie 2Big Network 2 NAS. These units have a bit of a reputation for issues after upgrading the firmware, and this one was no exception. After applying the update, the web interface displayed a messages along the lines of “completion…

  • WordPress Hosting Providers still vulnerable to HeartBleed

    From the Wordfence Blog: One week after HeartBleed, 1% of WordPress sites we tested running SSL are still vulnerable

  • WordPress 3.9 Is Out

    The latest build of the awesome CMS WordPress is now available. If you have a modern hosting solution and are running one of the newer builds of WordPress, the update should be automatic for your site. Make sure you check all of your plugins for compatibility and ensure that they are also up-to-date. More information…

  • Google’s Response to the outage on 24/01/2014

    You can find the details here:

  • Synology DSM 5.0 Beta Now Out

    The latest Synology Disk Station firmware release is now available as a beta:

  • Synology DSM 4.2 Beta Now Available

    The latest release of Synology’s OS for their great line of NAS devices is now available as a beta: Expanded enterprise capabilities and improved virtualisation support looks good. We will be trialling over the next month or so to make sure there are no unexpected issues for our customers! [NOTE: Do not use on…

  • Confluence 4.2 Has Been Released

    Confluence 4.2 has been released today with heaps of new features and functionality. There is an improved content creation with Page Layouts. There are is now more support for social collaboration with Confluence “Likes” and “What’s Popular”. Quick Comments allow you to quickly comment on content and share feedback. The new visual Page Layouts features…

  • Synology DSM 4.0 is now available

    Synology have just released the latest DSM for their wide range of NAS devices. Check it out here:

  • Theme Update in Progress

    Sorry for the hassles browsing the site – a theme upgrade is underway!

  • Confluence 4.1 is now available

    The latest release of Confluence, 4.1, is now available for download from Atlassian. I have already updated one site using Confluence, and the AANDCP Wiki will be updated over the next couple of days.