Author Archives: thecomputerperson

Credit Card Scam Shop (kerten.co.uk)

This one has become so prevalent that I’m starting its own article. Victims: You probably want to approach your bank with “I ordered this item from this website and I didn’t get my items and I can’t reach the retailer.”. … Continue reading

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Who are threesixtymaintenance.co.uk (a review of osint data)

Leaders and Romans estate agents are recommending, without further comment or clarity, maintenance on properties by a company: we can certainly recommend Three Sixty Maintenance who will be able to assist with arranging an EICR at your property.  You can … Continue reading

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More onlineresolve scams

If you look back through the last few posts you will see that a fake tech support company, onlineresolve, have been sending phishing and other junk to their vicitms. Today is slightly different. Instead of a fake Amazon order it … Continue reading

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Accounts used in CEO Impersonation / Push Payment Fraud

Another day another attempted scam.. Value attempted to be stolen: IRO £19,900. Destination accounts:Sort Code: 07-04-36Acct Number: 00666342andSort Code: 08-71-99Acct Number: 00989036 Both have been reported to the banks in question. If you’ve been a victim and sent payment after … Continue reading

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onlineresolve.com phishing

Three times in the past I’ve come across onlineresolve.com , tech support scammers. 2015 on a Wii 2016 via DNSUnlocker and in 2019 when they had changed names Their database must now have been sold or leaked. I’ve woken up … Continue reading

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How to dial from the asterisk CLI

There seem to be many, many articles and forum posts on the internet about how to trigger a call directly from the Asterisk command line. Mostly they reference the “dial” command, which on Asterisk 17.4 doesn’t seem to exist. Then … Continue reading

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BP ChargeVision / Smartcharge / chargemaster speed settings.

The energy company BP has an EV charging platform for home installations. The main name is chargemaster for the home charging box.There are then bolt on services (free for the first 3 years) called:-Smartcharge (the app)-ChargeVision (the website) The bolt … Continue reading

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Securing LibreNMS Weathermaps

If you use LibreNMS and have setup the Weathermaps plugin… your weathermaps are open to the world if anyone guesses the image or html file name. (How is that even a feature?) You can fix this mess by making the … Continue reading

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“020 3097 1793” tech support scam

Not much information on this one as I doubt I’m going to have much time spare to investigate it. Contacted by someone today who had been using Microsoft Edge (hah) to browse using Bing search and one of the results … Continue reading

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Electronics goods scam, 2020-2021 version

I’ve a long history of tracking electronics good scam websites (The 2015 to 2019 saga is here)… This year they are finally back again*.. I was first alerted to them after a BBC news article. What is more worrying this … Continue reading

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