Monthly Archives: March 2015 scam

Call from a customer today on an Apple mac who had a screen claiming to be from Microsoft Security Essentials saying that their computer was infected. Looks like an advert on putlocker (a TV and film streaming site) brought up … Continue reading

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Sage Accounts 2015 Scheduled Backup Bugs

So… I’ve not been impressed with Sage Accounts 2015 so far. First they block installation of the software on Small Business Server 2011 and I had to call to get the information on how to get it to actually install. … Continue reading

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Norton Fake Phone Number – Tech Support Scam

After the recent fake Yahoo support number that was posted to a forum I went in search of other potentially iffy support companies… this evening I searched for a common search term and called the first number I found. This … Continue reading

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Fake Yahoo Support Number 08000868676

A few of these have cropped up over the past few months. Random new user posts to a forum with a question similar to: “Is Yahoo O(8oo_o86)8676 Yahoo Phone Number UK Technical Support Number?” +448000868676 Or formatted¬†as “0800 086 8676” … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Office for most Live@EDU / Office 365 for Education users!

Simple to check! Or read more here¬† It seems to allow installation and activation for any user, even with no licenses applied. I presume you do need some users on the O365 domain who do have subscriptions (albeit free) … Continue reading

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The OpenReach ECI Battery Backup Unit (BBU)

Sellers on eBay sell some random stuff.. I’ve bought job lots of FTTC Modems and other useful items. The other day I came across a rare item, something only listed as “OpenReach Modem” in it’s description – which often means … Continue reading

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