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Emails: Your account has been hacked!

If you are lucky you may not have seen one of these emails, but many thousands, me included, have several of these each day.

Does it mean my account has been hacked?

NO, all it means is your password has been leaked, a site you have been on as had it’s database hacked and leaked online – that’s why usually the password they show you is an old one – if you still use that password anywhere, CHANGE IT NOW!

These emails and the ones like them just prey on those who are vulnerable who don’t understand or maybe some guy who has sat his office late and got bored lol


To check if you have been part of a hacked website, click the image above and put your email address in the box, it will tell you straight away if your email is an online database of hacked accounts

This is a new one I got today (12th Feb 2019) The spelling and grammar are terrible

It’s so badly written I couldn’t help but laugh 🙂

Another Fasthosts FAKE email – do not open it!

There is a fake email going around, it’s pretending to be from Fasthosts saying that your domain is about to expire! This email is fake, please always check the URL on the hyperlinks! If your domain is through Mobile PC Rescue, your emails about domains etc will only ever come …

Converting JPEG images to MP4 Video as a Timelapse

As many of you know I love my photography. Over the past 15 years I have created many Time Lapse videos, and in the old days we had to do this by taking hundreds or thousands of images and then stitch them together using various programs. Nowadays, the cameras do …

Mailboxes Updated

To all our customers who use us for your business Mailboxes, we have some great news 🙂 Starter 2019 mailboxes have increased from 100MB to 200MB. StarterPlus 2019 mailboxes have increased from 2GB to 3GB. All 25Gb 2013 Exchange accounts have been upgraded to 50Gb Exchange 2019 Accounts * These …

Christmas Opening Hours

We will be closed from Friday the 20th of December at Mid-day until January 2nd 2020.

Have a great Christmas and a fantastic New Year, see you next year 🙂

Outlook not adding Exchange Accounts?

Outlook bypasses AutoDiscover and connects directly to Office 365 mailbox? Has this happened to you, it has me, TWICE in a week, it turns out it’s because of this: Starting in Outlook 2016 version 16.0.6741.2017, Microsoft has enabled a new feature called Direct Connect to Office 365. What this feature does …

Firmware Updates – what and why

Firmware is a software that is embedded into a hardware device. Firmware controls how your device behaves. We recommend that you update the firmware on all your products whenever new firmware becomes available. New firmware often fixes bugs, contains new features, and protects you from security vulnerabilities. Some products can …

Windows 10 1809 is here :)

After several months of testing I am now downloading the official update of 1809 in Windows Update 🙂 Some of the top Windows 10 1809 features Dark mode for File Explorer: With October 2018 Update, Windows 10 gets its own dark mode. Head over to Settings > Personalization > Colours and scroll down …

What? No Antivirus? No Security?

This is what happens when you have no protection on your computer. So many people think they are OK to run their systems with no anti-virus, but the truth is, if you have not been infected, it’s just pure fluke! This particular customer could not run any programs on the …

Twitter advices ALL its users to change their password after a glitch

Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch (Reuters) – Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system! Change your PASSWORD NOW! Full story here: