Swedish ISP is shutting down it’s unsecure e-mail service

Swedish ISP is shutting down it’s unsecure e-mail service

In August 2018, I wrote about the Swedish ISP C-Sam ignoring general IT Security. At the time of publishing I informed the ISP via email. I never receive any response from them. Email service is shutting down Today the friend who is customer at that ISP informed me that he received information from it’s ISP about a shutdown of their email service. The providers set up an information page for customers. With the future, new security requirements will come Since…

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Falska SMS från Postnord slutar i månadsprenumeration

Falska SMS från Postnord slutar i månadsprenumeration

Backgrund SVT Nyheter rapporterade här om dagen att falska SMS skickades till person i Sverige. SMS’et ser ut som nedan. Länken leder till? Klickar man på länken som hamnar man på en hemsida som försöker vara något något PostNord liknande.Länken i det här fallet leder till sidan www(.)postnord-sverige(.).com . Ett falskt kollinummer är redan ifylld. Klickar man på “Sök försändelse” så utökas sidan med följande information. När vi klickar på “Betala frakt” så skickas man vidare till en hemsida där…

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Netflix Scam advertised on Twitter

Netflix Scam advertised on Twitter

Yesterday I saw this Netflix advertisement in my Twitter feeds appearing. Looking really good the price, but the link is not really going to “Netflix” if you watch carefully. Also the Account publishing this advertisement is not Netflix USA, it’s called “Ne_flixUS“.   The website itself looks like the real Netflix page, but only registering as a new user is possible. The site itself is created the same day (3rd of November). Login will bring you to the page to…

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How to check IP addresses used with your Facebook account

How to check IP addresses used with your Facebook account

The news today revealed a Facebook breach. You maybe are wondering whether someone else then you did use your Facebook account? There is an rather easy way to check this out. How to create a Facebook log file with your IP addresses Start with login to your Facebook account and go to your “Facebook Settings”. There you have a menu called “Your Facebook information“. Click “Download your information” -> “View“ The next view will show you a list with a…

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Running WireGuard on an ASUS router

Running WireGuard on an ASUS router

Prerequisites ASUS RT-AC86U router Merlin Firmware for ASUS installed USB storage device connected to the router Download Putty (if running Windows) to connect to your router Subscription at a VPN provider that support the WireGuard protocol Use a public DNS service as for example Quad9 in your router config or combine it with a Pi-Hole. Install Entware on the router/USB connected storage with command: entware-setup.sh Link to Merlin Instructions about this. Installation of WireGuard (Instruction and links collected from SmallNetBuilder…

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How big are swedish VPN providers?

How big are swedish VPN providers?

Introduction Since a couple of month I was wondering, how big Swedish VPN providers actually are? Who has the most users? Well this is difficult to say since this information is not published very often. To get some kind of estimation about how much money each VPN provider is doing in 2017, I was using the  available tax information for each of the companies behind for the VPN providers selected. The tax information for each company is publicly available in…

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Email access in clear text, least effort by a Swedish ISP

Email access in clear text, least effort by a Swedish ISP

Introduction Yesterday I got a call from a friend living near Södertälje, in the south of Stockholm. He got a new internet modem from his local ISP which he needed help with installing. So I went over to his place for being the helping hand.  About the local ISP The internet service provider he is using is called C-SAM AB, which is a local company mainly delivering internet, telephony and TV to customers in and around Södertälje area. According to…

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Fake Fly SAS gratis biljetter och ICA presentkort på Facebook

Fake Fly SAS gratis biljetter och ICA presentkort på Facebook

Dags för en ny blåsning på Facebook. Följande postade en av mina Facebook vänner här om dagen. Klickar man på länken, så hamnar man på följande sida, där man måste besvara några frågor om SAS. Oavsett vad man svarar så kommer man till slutet vidare och “vinner” sina 2 gratis biljetter. För att få ut sina “gratis” biljetter måste man bara “Dela” det här på sin Facebook sida, samt klicka på “Gilla”. Gör man det så hamnar man plötsligt på…

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Light my fire – user awareness in cyber and IRL

Light my fire – user awareness in cyber and IRL

This article was going to be about one of the pillars of IT security. One, as it turns out that is  eroded and crumbling. Unfortunately it turns out the same issues apply in real life outside of cyber.   That pillar is `awareness education`.   The unspoken reason for this is that users are the weak link we don’t control. A weak link that can be fixed with proper education. Give the user a PDF to read, 2 hours in…

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How to setup a home network with extra security for free

How to setup a home network with extra security for free

Introduction Nowadays we all are using more and more internet connected devices at home together with “Internet of Things” devices also called IoT. Below are just a few examples: computers & laptops cellphones & tablets Surveillance web cameras Multi media players / speakers / Smart TV’s Weather stations Everything is online, connected to the internet and some of the devices are easily to use or administrate through an app on your phone or tablet. With more and more devices connected…

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