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Department of Justice – Subpoena -SCAM WARNING

My past is littered with instances where I have been sued, or people have tried to sue me. So when I received this email about a Subpoena I opened it with hesitation in case it was something legitimate. Once open, it was quite clearly not. haha. Came from the following address – looks propa legit […]

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Weblog

Social Media has Ruined The World

Social Media is Shit I saw an image shared (ironically) on social media, that contained what was labelled as an “Unpopular opinion”. That opinion, was that Social Media has destroyed our generations chances of ever truly being happy. Back in the days before we posted our every single move we make online, an individual’s world […]

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Scams

Mailgun.com Scam – Fake Support Ticket Phishing Scam Email

Wow, this one took me by surprise to be honest. We use Mailgun for many of our customer sites, as it provides great logging and flexibility for delivering emails. It also means the outgoing emails aren’t tied to the same server the website is on, as emails can get people on blacklists and that can […]

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Work/Technical

Securing phpMyAdmin… the Easy Way… any OS, any version…

We work with various servers at work, and one of the areas that gets targeted the most by bots and stuff, seems to be the phpmyadmin login page. Now, you could obfuscate the folder name to throw them off the scent… but that probably means renaming loads of things other than the core foldername & […]

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Scams

Vehicle Request Enquiry – GOV.UK SCAM EMAIL!

Don’t get it twisted, this isn’t FROM the .gov this is someone pretending to be them to get ya deets. The email looks like this; The page looks like this; Even the footer is identical to the actual gov website; The domain name, however, isnt; hXXps://majesvehicle-onthereq.com (t’s replaced with X’s) I clicked the link in […]

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Work/Technical

An Open Letter To Anyone Working With a Digital Agency

Ok, so this is something that ive been thinking about putting out there for a while. Many of you know that my day job is working at a digital agency, we make websites, we do marketing, we work with code & pixels and help people use the internet to run or grow their businesses. This […]

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Scams

John Lewis Supplier/Buyer Phishing Scam

Whilst catching up with emails one morning, I spotted what looked like an enquiry appearing in my inbox. I opened it, and straight away my alarm bells were ringing! It was a John Lewis Scam! It was addressed to me (not personally, but in a generic fashion) and claimed to be from Gabriel Jude who […]

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Scams

Stuart Paskin – Stuart Retail (on skype) New Photo

Lots of piccies going up today, earlier I posted the first real photo of Simon Macbeth, and now I am posting an up to date photo of the infamous Stuart Paskin aka Stuart Retail aka Stuart Bianco. Deffo the same slimeball from earlier pics we had of him. Be warned, this guy is a CROOK! […]

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Scams

Say Hello to Simon Macbeth

Simon Macbeth – AKA Michael Thompson/Red Cloud Agency, 1to1 Web Design, The Web Design Room, Roundhay Web Design…. Im sure Simon Macbeth does not want this image circulating, so please make sure you tweet/share this article, repost this image, let’s make sure the internet knows what this guy looks like. Also – Hi, Simon – […]

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Scams

Compromised Password – Bitcoin Trojan SCAM!

I’ve been getting a lot of emails about this kind of scam, it is tapping into a few emotions and the result could be a panicked user, and a scammer with a healthy bitcoin wallet! Over the years we all sign up for websites, forums, online stores, social networks etc etc, and from time to […]