Saturday, January 15, 2022

Phishing Coinbase email with subject [Notice] Follow up on your recent balance - We sent an Alert From Coinbase about an Withdrawl on issue with your device

For the record, this is Coinbase spam email attempt that is recently going around, with subject "[Notice] Follow up on your recent balance - We sent an Alert From Coinbase about an Withdrawl on issue with your device"

What to do?  Report them, goto bottom of page. 


From : Coinbase Alerts <capacity@capacitytms.com>
Subject : [Notice] Follow up on your recent balance - We sent an Alert From Coinbase about an Withdrawl on issue with your device ...








PHISHING LINKs;

Hover over button
1. https://www.mac-360.com/

How to tell this is a Phishing email ?

  1. Check email address in full, if it's not from originating company then it's phishing.
  2. Hover over all links in email, if it's not from the  company's website then forget it.
  3. The best way is to 

How to examine Email Message Source ?

Now lets look at message source
  1. Outlook.com->Actions->View Message Source. 
  2. Gmail.com->More (down arrow to top right)->Show original.
Check for suspicious links, anything that does not originate from apple.com.


Report Phishing Email (not as Spam)

  1. Outlook.com->Junk (at Top)->Phishing Scam
  2. Gmail.com->More (down-arrow to top right)->Report Phishing 

Report Phishing

If you have received this email take further 

  1. https://www.google.com/safebrowsing/report_phish/


Report phishing at Microsoft and government agencies

  1. http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/phishing-faq.aspx

Monday, December 27, 2021

How to Disable Category Listing in Wordpress Using .htaccess

Here's how to disable category listing in WordPress using .htaccess. 

Place this at the top before # BEGIN WordPress and # BEGIN iThemes Security and other security plugins.

 
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^category/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
#each category
RewriteRule ^country/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
RewriteRule ^state/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
RewriteRule ^language/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
</IfModule>

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Prevent category browsing in Wordpress

How to prevent list of categories and values using .htaccess. Place this at the top before # BEGIN WordPress and # BEGIN iThemes Security and other security plugins.

 
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^category/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
#each category
RewriteRule ^country/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
RewriteRule ^state/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
RewriteRule ^language/(.*) https://yoursite.com/your/new/url [R=301,L]
</IfModule>