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Phishing Emails – Apple Account

As we all know there are many scams out there trying to get you to part with your sensitive account information, the latest one I have received is Pretending to be from Apple.  There are a few things you can do to quickly identify if these are real or not, although in most cases they […]

Email Set Up on Android Phones

You can no longer setup email on the Galaxy S3 stock app after their most recent software update; you will now need to go to the Google Play Store and download K-9 Mail. The same applies for most Android devices. > Open the email client. If it doesn’t immediately prompt you to add an account, then press Menu -> More -> […]

Domain Transfers and Data Validation

Well as some of you may already know, and hopefully not from learning the hard way; whenever you transfer a TLD or Nominet Domain you will need to validate your contact details. To this end it is very important that you make sure all your contact details are up to date, especially your domain registrant […]

Setting up my email with Mail for Mac OS X 10.4

Here is a quick guide to setting up your Darker IT Solutions Email Accounts using Mail for MAC in OS X 10.4, this method is similar to other versions of MAC Mail as well. On the menu bar click Mail, then Preferences, then Accounts and finally click the plus at the bottom right. General Information […]

Domain Verification Emails

You may have received emails like the one below but with your domain information instead of where I have inserted yourdomain.com, these are legitimate emails that are required to be sent out by ICANN the Governing body for all Top Level Domains (TLDs) such as .com/.net/.org/etc. Please be aware that if you do not click […]

AV Uninstallers

List of manual antivirus uninstallers Click the link associated with the antivirus software currently installed on your system and follow the prompts or instructions on the website. Once uninstallation is complete, you will need to restart your computer. You may then proceed with installing your ESET product. *ESET does not take responsibility for any damages […]

Email Set Up on Android Phones

You can no longer setup email on the Galaxy S3 stock app after their most recent software update; you will now need to go to the Google Play Store and download K-9 Mail. The same applies for most Android devices. > Open the email client. If it doesn’t immediately prompt you to add an account, then press Menu -> More -> […]

Heartbleed SSL Vulnerability

As you may all be aware by now recently a vulnerability was found relating to SSL encryption on systems running the OpenSSL module, more information on this can be found at http://heartbleed.com. Additionally you can check whether you are vulnerable using GlobalSign’s SSL checker https://sslcheck.globalsign.com/en_GB. This vulnerability only affects Web Servers running Apache and others using […]