Monthly Archives: October 2014

BT Business “leaky” customer details if a fault is open or recently closed.

Too long; didn’t read? Summary: BT Leak customer Name, e-mail address and mobile number against faults if you know the land line number. I manage services for many people and came across this little glitch today. If you raise a fault … Continue reading

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Data Controller for REED Employment Agency / Recruiters

I recently had the need to send a Subject Access Request to REED – the recruiters. It is incredibly difficult to find a telephone number for the organisation. In the end SayNoTo0870 provided their accounts phone number who then referred … Continue reading

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Office 365 Publishing Room Calendar to Web

If you use Office 365 and have a room / resource calendar that you would like to be public on the web you can use the following commands: Site visitor “Chris” has helpfully found the command to get the URLs: … Continue reading

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Nigerian Malware by cross@livedata.hints.me

Another day another bit of e-mail junk. This one came to me from an AOL email account (using an authenticated AOL user thereaty5@aol.com) submitted by IP 41.138.164.240. The mail was sent to an address scraped from the internet. inetnum: 41.138.164.0 – … Continue reading

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More generic malware

I discovered this junk while browsing around phishing sites.. www.serenitydrive.com SHA256: 76e8fb0cc8c1953730bce96f5761c3fca9cf44e54cd9fa93dae361d9f9d239eb File name: Label_GB_Manchester.exe Virustotal Report Malwr Report When run it spawns another process of itself in a hijacked svchost and then contacts 62.112.157.126 on TCP port 8080. The IP resolves to “server.edv-p.net” … Continue reading

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E-mail account of company nomow.co.uk hacked

It looks like the account of Suzie Hix (Suzie@nomow.co.uk) has been hacked and is sending viruses to everyone they have communicated with in the past. Luckily the exchange server at nomow.co.uk seems to have filtered out the attachment rendering the mailout … Continue reading

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The Powwow Water Enigma

Too Long – Didn’t Read? Summary: DON’T PAY THESE DEMANDS! Looks like the old company director and or ex employees are trying to collect debt that he doesn’t have the authority to collect. Debt belonged to Wild About Water (UK) Limited. As … Continue reading

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RF tag on underside of NEFF Induction Hob

Noticed this on the underside of our new NEFF Induction Hob which had been fitted as part of a new kitchen. Looks very much like an RF tag.. Anyone got any ideas? Google doesn’t seem to be giving me any … Continue reading

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Global Payment Services Hacked

I was sent a strange e-mail earlier today as a word document. It contained a heavily obscured macro that downloaded a file: httX://gpsbah.com/images/1.exe gpsbah.com resolves to 173.230.242.18 This is worrying – as the domain gpsbah.com seems to be associated with … Continue reading

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guruaid.uk.com Notes

One of my customers recently had a run-in with Guruaid.uk.com who advertise prominently on Google Keywords like “Kaspersky Help” “hotmail password help” etc.. They asked the customer if they could remote into her computer and then started tried selling them … Continue reading

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