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Friday, June 20, 2014

Fake/Spam letters taking foreign scripts path to look genuine

Recently, I have been getting emails written in different scripts on diversified topics like Money transfer, dead millionaire and one even of a marriage proposal. No doubt all of them are scam. Please don't sic for proposal one too. Each such emails aim at making a fool of you. And, to attract you into a trap where you can shell out some hard earned bucks.

See an example below:
السلام عليك 
انا اسمي مدام / ملك الشايب ارملة من سوريا دمشق , لقد ولدت في اسرة مسيحية قبل ان اتزوج من رجل مسلم متدين ساعدني في ان اعتنق الاسلام والحمد لله على هذه النعمه الكبيره.

انا سيدة مسلمة تعمل بجهد في مجال الذهب ومستحضرات التجميل في دمشق سوريا , وزوجي يعمل في مجال الاستثمار العقاري وهو مهندس ولقد انشاء شركته الخاصة للاستثمار العقاري قبل ان يلقي حتفه بعد صراع مع المرض باحدى مستشفيات القاهره.

لقد تم انقازي بواسطة الامم المتحدة المفوضية السامية لحماية اللاجئين  UNHCR)) ديسمبر2013الي ميامي فلوريدا بالولايات المتحدة الامريكية , لان افراد عائلتي كانوا يريدون قتلي لاني اعتنقت الاسلام , كل الذي احتاجه اخ مسلم يخاف الله استطيع ان اثق به امام الله ليساعدني باستعادة بعض المتعلقات الخاصة بالاسرة التي امنها زوجي الراحل قبل وفاته في مصر .

ولهذا ارجوك اخي في الله ان ترسل لي رقم الهاتف الخاص بك لكي نتواصل ونتعارف قبل ان اعطيك المزيد من التفاصيل .

مع خالص الشكر
مدام / ملك الشايب

 I translated it to find the below text:
Peace be upon you
My name is Madame / Chaib widow of the king of Syria, Damascus, I was born in a Christian family before they get married to a man helped me in a devout Muslim that converted to Islam and thank God for this blessing big.
I am a Muslim woman is working hard in the field of gold and cosmetics in Damascus, Syria, and my husband works in the field of real estate investment, an engineer, and has set up his own real estate investment before being shot dead after a struggle with the disease in one of Cairo hospital.
I've been Annagaza by the United Nations High Commissioner for Protection of Refugees UNHCR)) in December 2013 to Miami, Florida, USA, because my family members they want to kill me because I am a convert to Islam, all that I needed a brother Muslim is afraid of God that I can trust him to God to help me restore some belongings on the family that security my late husband before his death in Egypt.
That's my brother, I beg you in God to send me your phone number in order to communicate and know each other before they give you more details.
Madame / King Chaib

Please be cautious about such emails. No one is going to give you money in a blink of online relations. They all are fake and criminals.
Shhh...Madame Chaib is hearing. Lol :)

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

RDP in full screen mode [Remote Desktop by MSTSC command]

To adjust the remote desktop setting in full screen mode in Windows 7 please follow these steps
  1. Start ”Remote Desktop Connection”.
  2. Click on “Options”.
  3. Click on the “Display” tab.
  4. On “Display configuration” settings, you can change the “Remote Desktop Connection” display by moving the slider from  “Small to Large”.
  5. By moving the “Slider” all the way to large, the display settings will automatically set to “Full Screen”.

And the best of all, after you have made and RDP connection succesfully, press:
Ctrl  Alt  Break
This will toggle your full screen mode !!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Using PS command to get Time a Process runs (etime) On Mac Unix etc

Its a simple command but very useful.

To see the results for a single process,  just add a grep at the end for the process' name. For example:

$ ps -ax -o etime,command -c | grep AnwarApp

Please note above that AnwarApp is nothing but your Process name.
You shall get a detailed running time information of this process the.

08-02:10:05 AnwarApp

This means that on my Mac, the AnwarApp has been running for eight days, two hours, ten minutes, and 5 seconds. 

I believe you got your work done.
So, cheers!!