Yes, i can’t resist and i want to study every single scam attempt i detect.
This one was quiet easy, a fishing email, nothing special: it was already in the junk mail.
This email contains a link to a fake home page for postepay.it (http://m779.iuser.my/poste/), normal for a fishing email.
What was unexpectedly interesting was seeing the html of this fake page: it contains references to resources that are actually hosted on the real server of posteitaliane!
In some cases, when you normally use /etc/hosts to check if a new created website is working as expected, it can be useful to disable the browser dns records caching (yes, on the client side), especially when you are about to move a site and you cannot afford to stay offline.
Thus you will be able to check the fresh uploaded website against a new IP address. Continue reading “Web developers should turn off Firefox DNS Caching”
A.K.A. Public (and probably static) IP address for residential UPC customers.
I have a huge bandwidth internet connection, so why don’t let my friends download or upload files to my house, it makes feel us closer, it’s funny to share things, it can be actually useful in some cases.
I live in the Netherlands and here are several companies which offer different internet connections, but the common element is that houses are built with fiber channel in mind, differently from Italy, that’s why we have actually 50Mbit in download and 4Mbit in upload. For this reason I want to try to discover, for example, whether the ip address is a static one (still the same in two months) and other funny things.
So the first thing to do is to check if the router distributed by UPC can actually act as a bridge so I can manage myself all incoming connections having a public ip address. Also I have a spare Cisco E2000 with dd-wrt that eventually can assume the public ip while the cisco turns in a simple bridge. Continue reading “How to Enable real Bridge mode for UPC Cisco EPC-3925 with HTML Injection”