Extortion emails from Microsoft’s outlook.com mail service

Extortion email

A new scam, this time extortion attempts that are originating from Microsoft’s outlook.com mail system. [Update 25Aug2018] These emails seem to have slowed/stopped. Either scammers have given up (doubt it) or Microsoft has put in some intelligence into their system to prevent them. Well done Microsoft! These attempts are addressed to email addresses that have had an online account password discovered previously by other hackers and include the password in…

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DNS and what to watch for

Trev’s suggestions on the best way to manage your domain name Domain names are a vital part of your hosting and mail system and is often forgotten as it’s the part that sits in the background quietly working until one day it does not. This is meant as a plain english guide to help would be web masters understand how to set up the management of their domain name to…

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