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SEO spammer

Posted by Kevin on September 29, 2015

I got this email from an SEO operative. He offers to improve the Google ranking of my website. He says, “I found your site using Google search and after having a look over your website I recommend you to implement future technologies such as HTML5 and Responsive Design to make your site more accessible in […]

Did you see what they wrote about you? Phishing!

Posted by Kevin on June 13, 2015

The last thing you do when you get this message is click the link; because the first thing you think is, uh-oh – scam. But, hey, this is a security company. Surely it can’t have been hacked? Maybe they’ve been deep diving into the dark web and have found something nice about me… or really […]

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/29/2014

Posted by Kevin on September 29, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Monday, September 29, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News With New Ad Platform, Facebook Opens Gates to Its Vault of […]

The sex lure in all its naked glory

Posted by Kevin on August 24, 2014

The following happened this afternoon on Skype. I accepted the call because, well, you never know… it could be genuine. But I was immediately suspicious because I have never yet had a genuine request from someone I don’t already know. There was a slight delay after her message timed 16:31 (four minutes) while I considered […]