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100 Grades Per Minute

The professional blog of a Data and SIMS.net Administrator in a single-sex faith school. Contains the odd rant and bad geek joke.

  1. EcoSplash / ShowerSaint

    by
    CAM
    , 5th November 2011 at 12:35 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Just had this rubbish through the door in postcard format:

    Your request for an EcoSplash has been received. (No, We never sent a request!)

    If you don't require it contact us on... (Stop there. We didn't order one so no!)

    You will need to give us your address so that we can remove your details (And confirm I am an idiot? No thanks!)

    For more information visit... (Doesn't even appear in Google searches and the WHOIS points to a marketing
    ...

    Updated 9th December 2011 at 08:27 PM by CAM

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    Technical
  2. SMS: Scammers Messaging Service

    by
    CAM
    , 21st March 2011 at 06:20 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Mobile devices are gradually becoming more popular targets for scammers and are crossing over into the realm of traditional Internet scams. Social engineering plays a big part in scamming mobile phones, with a popular tactic being to ring a number, hang up immediately and leave an entry in the missed calls list that will redirect a curious owner to a premium rate number and a hold jingle. They rely on the "Hmm who just rang me?" effect to trick consumers into dialling the number and don't ...

    Updated 21st March 2011 at 06:23 PM by CAM

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    Technical