RNP002673A5A8F3 and other suspect emails

RNP002673A5A8F3 and other suspect emails

Maintenance - Unplanned, Research
Today four emails were received by four different email accounts with the subject "RNP002673A5A8F3" and sender "network.scanner@senderDomain.com.au"#. This was not normal and something was obviously phishy about it, so I thought I would investigate further. [Since writing the original post, a similar email has been spreading from "DocuCentre-V C6675 T2" with the subject of "Scan Data from FX-D6DBE1"] To check the file, I used two tools that you might find handy to use. Message Options## in Outlook, and the Google subsidiary VirusTotal## website. (more…)
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4 ways to find lost data without using a backup

4 ways to find lost data without using a backup

Maintenance - Unplanned, Planning
Over the years I recovered information from computers where the data was thought to have been lost and was not backed up. This happened when: a client's email program one day showed only some of their emails changes to a program were lost overnight before a presentation documents in a client's My Documents folder disappeared and a computer would not start up. Each scenario required a different way to get data back. In this article find out the four ways the lost data was found and what could be done to reduce the risk of the same thing happening again. (more…)
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