The observant amongst you may have noticed a slight change to the asone.co.uk site recently, we have gained a green padlock signifying we have installed an SSL certificate on our website. We thought we would lead by example as we encourage all of our clients to protect their websites with the secure encryption and additional […]
AsOne was recently made aware by a client of a scam caller. The caller claims to be a technician from Google. The caller will tell you that there is a problem with your computer, in this case the technician told one of our clients that there was a problem with their websites algorithm. The technician then requested that […]
You might have heard that recently there was a huge windows security scare with the latest windows update, or you might not have heard anything at all. The update left a weakness in the operating system that could potentially allow hackers to take total control of your machine. This would let these hackers download more files […]
Scam email AsOne were recently made aware of a scam email that is asking the account holder to click the link to stop their account from be lost. We would advise that you do not click the link within the email as it is highly likely that this link will be hiding a virus. We recommend […]
Recently there has been a string of scams regarding the breaching of copyright online so we thought it would be a good idea to stress the importance of adhering to copyright laws. It always seems easier and more effective to just visit Google for an image that you need for your website instead of taking […]
Recently one of our clients brought a document they received to our attention. This is an example of how scammers may try to exploit you and your business. Many scammers will try the approach you see here; the general idea is to force their target to give them money through seemingly legitimate means. These documents […]
Unfortunately today we are experiencing an issue with our email server, affecting how long it is taking for emails to arrive. If you host your emails with us and today have noticed your emails are coming through slowly or even not at all, don’t worry you’re not on your own and we are working to […]
This week our server hosts will be carrying out annual maintenance on the Uninterruptible Power Supplies to check for any loose connections, signs of overheating as well as checks on the batteries that will be inspected for signs of fault or distress. The work will begin on the 25th of February 2015, from 08:00 till […]
We all receive spam of some sort, whether it’s through our door in the form of take-away menus, or “To the homeowner” letters from any company, especially from utility providers trying to get you to move over to their epic deal. Whichever format you receive spam mail, it is quite annoying, and do people really […]
You may have heard over the past 24 hours about a pretty serious bug concerning users of Mac OSX and Linux. The vulnerability affects the Bash shell, the command line interpreter, and can give an attacker complete control of a system. AsOne’s servers have been patched today against this to protect your sites and data. […]
The vast majority of internet users like to browse around, looking for interesting articles, buying things, downloading images, watching films, playing games or the other thing that the internet is used for. But are you really savvy enough not to be caught by a rogue website with a virus on it? .exe files will start a […]
What is phishing and how do they do it? Phishing is a fraudulent scam where people get your details for websites that you have logged into, through a pretty easy process. It is really as simple as building an identical website, making you visit their website, whilst you think you’re on the actual website. You then […]
Great news for Gmail users! Google has increased security and encryption to all accounts. ‘Every single email message you send or receive – 100 percent of them -is encrypted while moving internally,’ Google said. How do I check? Take a look at the URL, does it say http:// or https://, the ‘S’ stands for secure. […]
It’s finally December! Christmas is coming, Geese are getting fatter, and today is Cyber Monday – the day Retailers reckon people will spend the most money on Christmas Presents. With people turning more to Online Shopping, it’s natural that criminals are looking to make a profit from unfortunate shoppers. It’s important more than ever to […]
Over the past few days, a large botnet of computers has been attempting to get into WordPress installs across the internets. From what I’ve seen, the attempts seem to be coming from compromised computers mainly in China. As soon as we heard about it here at AsOne, we got to work! On all WordPress installs […]
Starting a new business? More and more people are incorporating their own businesses with companies house online when previously it was the role of your accountant. If you register your business at your own address (not your accountant’s as is the usual practice) you might find some interesting scam letters through your door. If you […]
If you receive an email claiming to be an “important notice” regarding your domain name renewal, a domain service notice or a search engine submission notice don’t be fooled. Read the small print at the bottom. It is a solicitation (phishing) email designed to make domain owners panic and sign up to something they don’t […]
OMG … have i cancelled my contract by mistake, wait, i don’t even have a contract with BusinessMobiles … oh you guys! You little rascals made a joke …or is is a scam. Wither way its spam trying to fool people into caling them. Its name and shame time again folks.
At Emery & Savage we focus on reducing the cost of yourannoying you with spam about mobile phone contracts, whilst increasing your profits wasting your time through our work force efficiency products tactless eMail campaigns. We specialise in full tailored solutions spam giving indicating that our advice and support on tools such as BlackBerry’s, mobile […]
I wonder if i might have been spammed? I cant see anywhere on the email a mention of how i might have appeard on their list … oh wait … the most dangerous substance i handle at work is a mug of tea. I think i might have just been on a scraped mailing list. […]
A professional company who send email out from an address like firstname.lastname@example.org has got to make you wonder how professional they actually are. If your a business owner send emails to your prospects through online email services … STOP NOW! It is not doing your credibility any good. However, it is good if you fancy sending […]
some email is not trying to fool you, Its not even trying to infect your PC to make it part of a BotNet. But even though the people who send the email thing they are simply marketing their products, its plain ol’ spam.
If you’ve received this email or ones like it don’t be fooled by the rather strange domain name. Because somebody has registered a domain name in (surprise surprise) russia with the word ‘official’ in it, does not an official website make.
Influencers is a short documentary about what it means to be an influencer and how trends & creativity become contagious in today’s music and fashion. (Source: http://vimeo.com/)
You might be getting an email soon inviting you to update your details on WCR Online. There is an attachment, but its just a PDF form. All innocent enough. The email even says it is free to update your details. “Phew” you might say because you have head of the directory scams that cost a […]
Similar in style to the Skype Scam this one uses a “similar” domain name to try to fool recipients into visiting a site. A simple warning sign is no branding and a double hyphen in the domain name.
This one is less typical of the eMail Phishing scams we see. Normally the email is well designed with graphics stolen from the lagitimate site. In this case and the matching Adobe Phishing Scam email the email looks nothing like an official communication and the spammers have not needed to hide the web address because […]
Today we received an email from…ourselves. It asserts that our email has been held in a queue and that we must click on the link to confirm that our request to send the email is legitimate. Fortunately we were on the ball and realized that when we send emails they’re sent immediately with no queuing […]
This morning we received the email below informing us that our payment through Skype had been accepted. Needless to say, we’ve never purchased anything through Skype and we don’t even have a Skype account. The email tells us to open the attached file to view the details of the purchase. Upon opening the file (a […]
We have just received this email, allegedly from Skype, informing us that we need to reset our password by clicking on the link in the email. The link points to a domain at ebion.at, and then redirects to another domain, areareal.com, which unsurprisingly is a website selling links to viagra. So if you’re a Skype […]