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Search Engines

To make things easier to submit a site to the various Search Engines, we recommend AceBit's Hello Engines currently in version 10 for under £100 and this version will allow submission of up to ten different websites (Free version allows submission for two websites).

Also available is the professional version of Hello Engines, called AESOPS 10 which currently costs approximately €350/£280 for an unlimited number of web sites.


Remote Assistance

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If we require FTP access, please arrange for us to receive temporary FTP access to your server and let us know the details, URL, username and password. Thank you.

If we are de-bugging something like Joomla or phpList please ensure we have the access details, url, username and password.

Fake Vodafone bill email WarningLatest fake, and infected, email is supposed to come from vodafone, but doesn't of course! Spoofed email address is vodafone.com but in fact is sent from vodafonestore.net which is nothing to do with the genuine mobile phone firm.

The email comes with the subject of Online Bill Manager - Your Phone Bill is ready to view and in my case my monthly bill is for 331.30 GBP which is £331.30 more than my normal (non-vodafone) mobile bill is!

The infected file is once again hosted at...

What is RansomwareRansomware is a type of malicious software that blocks access to the victim's data or threatens to publish or delete it until a ransom is paid.

While some simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse, more advanced malware uses a technique called cryptoviral extortion, in which it encrypts the victim's files, making them inaccessible, and demands a ransom payment to decrypt them.

Read the full article at Wikipedia.

Warning! Fake BT Bill emailYet another fake BT email going the rounds, NOTHING to do with BT but the email has a subject of "New BT Bill" and has all the BT logos spoofed so it looks genuine.

However, the link to download a PDF version of your bill actually points to gsfuel-my.sharepoint.com/personal/dianne_gsfuels_com_au/_layouts/15/ {partial url} and is highly unlikely to be a PDF, more like an infected file of some sort and by clicking on the link you are more likley to infect your own computer with malware...

Fake email, infected payloadBe aware that there are some emails floating around alledgedly from dropbox.com informing you have a Documents.zip file shared with you.

This is a fake as it comes from a domain not linked to dropbox, but dropboxmailbox {dot} com and will be an infected file.

Fireball logo Supplied by OpenClipart.orgFireball Malware - Coming to a computer near you!

Read more at The Hacker News website, the...

WannaCry infection adviceWant to keep your pc free of WannaCry? That's the malicious Ransomware that has hit the headlines on the National and International News sites recently.

First of all, make sure your Windows OS is uptodate and all security updates are installed. Still running Windows XP? Microsoft have released a Windows XP security fix available here. If your machine is too old to update to Windows 10,then this is a strongly recommended minimum fix you should apply as a matter of urgency.

More details on...

Infected Fake Bankline RSA Documents WarningLatest in a long line of fake infected emails circulating currently has a subject of "You have received a new Bankline Secure Message" from banklinersa.co.uk. It has an attachment of SecureMessage.doc which is an infected file that will run itself if you try to view it.

As always, NEVER click on a attachment from a bank, especially when it's not your genuine bank! It's just another attempt to con you into downloading a file to infect your machine, maybe to steal your banking details, or send...

Infected fake email Invoice-772 WarningYet another fake and infected email circulating currently. This time alledgedly from Billing at a dental laboratory! Apparently I owe £2574 GBP, overdue since 8 days ago! I'm invited to view my bill from a link that is disguised as in.xero.com but it is of course just another method of panicing people into clicking the link and downloading infected files to their computer to steal bank details etc, or send out more fake emails to their contacts, or perhaps it's yet another file encryptor...

Fake Sage Invoice emails circulatingInfected emails circulating with a Subject of "Your Sage subscription invoice is ready". Alledgedly from sages.biz but the infected file that these scum are trying to con you into downloading is hosted at leuschke-my.sharepoint.com/personal/brian_leuschke_co_nz/_layouts/15 (partial url).

As always, check if such a link is what is expected by hovering over the link rather than clicking it, if it's not genuine, never click the link and NEVER give your financial details to a link from an email...

Fake RBS Secure Message infected email scamLatest in a run of fake banking emails received today, this time alledgedly from RBS Group stating there is a secure message to download from a link within the email.

Banks NEVER send you "Secure Messages" via a link in an email, one of the most insecure methods of sending a message, which is why the hackers like it so much! Never ever click on a link in a suspect email, it's only there to fool people into downloading infected files to their computer which send out banking details to the...