This email was received on the abuse@indymedia email address, it’s so brilliant it should be shared.
Hello, I work as a private investigator. Our company received an order to hack into your email, phone, cloud, network and to collect intelligence. We work with hackers from China for tasks like that, and they are the best. But we do have an ethical protocol in place. After checking on the person, who ordered the hack and investigation on you, I have decided to come forward and offer you to buy the information about that person.
There is a setting on mailman lists that allows for anonymity between users – users hiding from each other the fact that it was them sending that email, and, if the list is publicly archived, they hide that from potential readers too. Continue reading →
You may have noticed an increase in spam in the last few weeks. Lately, they make it sound like they know you, as they salute you with the first part of your aktivix address which may be your name. “Hi , here is your report/invoice as requested.
It may be tempting to reply back with a “No I didn’t request this”.
There were two web interfaces you could use to check your aktivix emails: horde and roundcube. Due to circumstances beyond aktivix’s control, we can no longer support roundcube.
As for horde – webmail is really only a backup for those occasions when you are not sitting in front of your own computer. Of course if you do not own a computer you do need to use the web alternative, but if you have access to the same computer/s regularly, you are encouraged to have a copy of thunderbird for you especially if you want to easily use encryption and other nice bits, like .. read on. Continue reading →
On Tuesday 16th December 2014, a large police operation took place in the Spanish State. Fourteen houses and social centres were raided in Barcelona, Sabadell, Manresa and Madrid; books, leaflets and IT material were seized; and eleven people were arrested and sent to the Audiència Nacional, a special court handling issues of “national interest”, in Madrid. Continue reading →