.Bip Dharma Ransomware

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The Situation! I was recently called into a client because a Windows server had failed knocking one of their key websites off the internet. Attending site I had great difficulty accessing the server, and after much work (which I’ll detail below), I was confronted with a message like the above, and discovered all files stored […]

Scam Callers

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So the phone rang… Today I had an interesting little call, I cut it short because I know the script, but I’ll go through it anyway. My house phone rang, meaning it was likely a sales call as everyone I know uses mobiles now, and I answered it. James, claiming to be from Microsoft in […]

Top Passwords of 2017

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Well, I did this last year, and I’m a little late doing it again, but lets have a look at the updated list of passwords popular last year. The top 25 passwords on the 2017 list. 1. 123456 (Unchanged) 2. Password (Unchanged) 3. 12345678 (Up 1) 4. qwerty (Up 2) 5. 12345 (Down 2) 6. […]

Spam and Lies

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I received the below through my personal email this morning, it’s obvious spam, and perhaps even more obviously a phishing attempt.  What is it? The image is sent instead of text, as the text contained within cannot be scanned by automatic systems for the scammy content it contains, but the intent is clear to anyone […]

What should you Tweet?

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What posts should you make on your Social Media? As I mentioned in my post on How to grow your twitter, one of the main things you need to do in your social marketing through Twitter (and Facebook, Linked In and Google+) is set a schedule, but what should you put in that schedule. How many times […]

How to set up a Hotel Booking Website!

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How do you set up a site for Hotel Bookings? There are loads of different ways of setting up a hotel booking website, but the way I’m going to shop you involves WordPress and WooCommerce, so you’ll need to set those up by following the instructions for setting up WordPress and WooCommerce. So once you’ve got […]

How to set up an E-Commerce Website!

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So, how do you set up an E-Commerce Website? Well, although there are numerous other ways to set up an E-Commerce site, we specialise in WordPress, so we’re going to use that. I’ll not run over setting up WordPress, as we’ve covered that elsewhere and I’ll assume you’ve set up a site already. How to build […]