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Asterisk voicemail hangs up on callers after a few seconds.

I’ve spent about an hour and a half on this problem and the internet has nearly no results on how to fix the issue so I’m going to post the solution. Problem Phone system based on asterisk 1.8 (running on … Continue reading

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Low value goods scam. (ebuy2016.com / kf@onlinezh.net)

Hello everyone. This is another scam that works similar to a previous “high value electronics goods scam” that I’ve written about in the past. The websites, mostly, look professional and genuine. Take payment and then _never_ send any goods. This … Continue reading

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Reset the trial counter on O’Print “AirPrint Activator for Windows”.

If you ever have the need to hack or crack the trial period on OPrint – an airprint relay / proxy / print server for Windows then here is how. Quit OPrint Delete the following registry keys and their sub-values. … Continue reading

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Optimum Global Services” Tech Support Scam / “0800 098 8413”

Another day and while browsing the internet I clicked on an advert that promised 30% discounts on Amazon’s prices… Then got this. (And uncovered a huge scam using about 40 different “it company” domains). The messages read as follows: Critical … Continue reading

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Squid configuration for BBC iPlayer

Hello everyone. This might be of use for me in the future when I’ve managed to lose an existing configuration or setup – or might be of use for anyone reading this who needs to do something similar to one … Continue reading

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Further CEO Email fraud..

Further to a previous scam.. an admin assistance this morning had an e-mail claiming to be from the CEO of the company. The e-mail chain went as follows (names and domains redacted for privacy): 19 December 2016 at 14:01 Subject: … Continue reading

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TalkTalk Refund Scammers part 3

So.. another TalkTalk refund / western union scam. You can find my previous articles on this scam here, with call recording, and here. This time – customer is cold called by someone claiming to be from TalkTalk. To prove their authenticity … Continue reading

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rightclickitserv.com virus scam warning.

Another day another scam virus warning advert. This time on AOL search or an AOL search paid result link! The box that pops up has so many line returns that the OK button falls off the bottom of the screen, … Continue reading

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Pitney Bowes K700 / K721 Franking Machine RJ11 BT Telephone Lead

What is it with annoying companies. Pitney Bowes make franking machines. More recent ones use wifi direct to the internet or USB to a computer for top ups and balance verification. Older machines use a telephone line. So have an RJ11 … Continue reading

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How to mask off the “wifi power off” pins on M.2 NGFF wireless cards. (The old Mini PCI Pin 20 trick)

    This week I was presented with a problem where a laptop wasn’t connecting to Wi-Fi.     The laptop, to the end user, would report no networks in the wireless network list and when the “diagnose my network” … Continue reading

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