Monthly Archives: January 2015

Asterisk Dialplan Replace (Remove hash or pound sign from dialled numbers).

Asterisk is a great VoIP server, incredibly stable, scalable and free. If you pay Digium then the support is also prompt, polite and easy to speak to – even free to call over SIP. I have a problem where the … Continue reading

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“Berendsen UK Ltd Invoice 60020918 117” Word Macro Virus e-mail

The following e-mail came through today: From “donotreply@berendsen.co.uk” <donotreply@berendsen.co.uk> Date Mon, Jan 26, 2015, 11:47 AM Subject Berendsen UK Ltd Invoice 60020918 117 Attachments IRN001526_60020918_I_01_01.DOC Dear Sir/Madam, Please find attached your invoice dated 1st January. All queries should be directed … Continue reading

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Spam SMS – Suspicious (Infected phone sharing numbers?)

This evening I had a very unusual set of SMS messages sent to my phone. Until today – the only SMS spam I’ve had to my phone is for a Pizza place I used once.. I’ve requested they stop via … Continue reading

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Fake Flash Player Updater.. installs droppers, malware and advertising components.

I came across a bit of crap today which, I’m not sure how the user ended up on it, claimed that it was a Flash Player Update when browsing a website. SHA256: 1047c747b1ae3fa34192c3851d358ed0c4369daf8e2c70fc9f2a3c0d256d16b1 VirusTotal Report / Malwr Report Setup.exe – … Continue reading

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UK Encryption seems to be under threat…

Referring to the recent government announcement that they are “not going to allow a means of communication between people which we cannot read”… When asked about online shopping, banking etc, Home Secretary, Theresa May replied: “Certainly, as far as I’m … Continue reading

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“Payment Advice – Advice Ref:[GB813730] / CHAPS credits” Spam / Virus

Similar to yesterday’s junk… another set has come through today with subjects similar to: Payment Advice – Advice Ref:[GB<RANDOM>] / CHAPS credits Content of Sir/Madam, Please download document from dropbox, payment advice is issued at the request of our customer. … Continue reading

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“Payment Advice – Advice Ref:[GB580659] / CHAPS credits” Spam with Virus

Several e-mails came in today with the title “Payment Advice – Advice Ref:[GB<RANDOM>] / CHAPS credits” With the content: Received: from support-hsbc.com (71-6-94-36.static-ip.telepacific.net [71.6.94.36]) by my.server.here with ESMTP ; Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:29:51 +0000 MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=”US-ASCII”; … Continue reading

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“eVoice Voicemail (Callback: 379-433-5389)” Virus e-mail

I had an e-mail to an address I believe was leaked by logmein or dyndns… Titled “eVoice Voicemail (Callback: 379-433-5389)” Containing Received: from PTYAMOPS (Unknown [94.187.29.205]) by my.mailserver.here with ESMTP ; Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:58:39 +0000 Message-ID: <DGF037F4.6700866@readsoft.com> Date: Tue, 13 … Continue reading

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02081447161 – Cold calling about website design.

Recently I registered several domains. Looks like one domain specifically has somehow been picked up by a lot of e-mail spammers.. and today a spam phonecall. Their caller ID is 02081447161 (a number supplied by Vodafone). Claim to be from “Business Creations”, … Continue reading

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0800-014-8189 a2zpchelp.com / a2ztech.us scam “Windows Support” type number.

A recent post on a forum that I read highlighted another spammy tech support number, likely to trick users into thinking they are calling Yahoo, AVG etc… and charging them hundreds of pounds to fix issues. 0800-014-8189 (08000148189 448000148189 / … Continue reading

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