Monthly Archives: July 2015

Docm spam run

Another day another set of crap coming through. This time a load of docm files claiming to be from printing.com From: steve.champion@printing.com Subject: Order Form for Job Number 2968347 Hello , Thanks for your order, job reference 2968347. Please open the attached … Continue reading

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“Your order # 139290 has been declined” Virus Email

Very similar to the spam run I’ve seen over the last couple of days. Headers, this time sent from Heart Internet (The previous run was almost all from HostGator): This time the e-mail premise / content has changed to: From: Bert … Continue reading

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“Statement #338069 JUL-2015” virus e-mail containing .js file

An e-mail through today: From: Pete Lloyd <Pete-Lloyd@aman-capital.com> Subject: Statement #338069 JUL-2015 Attachment: Statement #338069 JUL-2015.zip Hi , Please find attached a copy of the statement for the month of JUL-2015. Kind regards, Pete Lloyd Headers Received: from fiorano.websitewelcome.com (192.185.82.121) by DB3FFO11FD050.mail.protection.outlook.com (10.47.217.81) … Continue reading

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Windows 10 RetailAdmin password! “trs10”

Windows 10 has a secret mode where you can enable Retail Mode. This creates two accounts. Darrin DeYoung and RetailAdmin. The RetailAdmin account is passworded. OphCrack helpfully reveals this password to be “trs10” on my installation of Windows10_InsiderPreview_x64_EN-US_10162 If you the … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 apps, validated in the store, say you have viruses!

You have heard of Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 “immersive UI” otherwise known as Metro apps. You’ve probably heard of drive-by downloads and almost certainly heard of fake virus warning pages. Why not combine the two! It seems that at least … Continue reading

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Yet another microsoft scam support company. getsupportforyourpc.com / righttechnicalsupport.com

I had a call from a customer, another fake advert on their browser claiming they had a virus and asking them to call a phone number. The advert used javascript to prevent the user from closing the tab with the … Continue reading

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HTML tags vs CSS table, table-row and table-cell.

I have a web application that needs to display many, many lines and cells of information. Due the requirements of the humans viewing the information I’m unable to paginate or tabulate the data to reduce the number of rows or … Continue reading

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Search for words within the Windows Event Log using PowerShell

Here is an example of how to search your Event Logs using PowerShell. This would be useful in the following situations: -Searching the Security event log for computer logins by IP. This is useful if you want to search for … Continue reading

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