Coronavirus: Don’t Panic

As we have seen some on line scams, phishing attacks and a lot of disinformation on social media concerning the Coronavirus outbreak, we thought it might be useful to gather together some links to source information. We recommend always fact checking with verifiable sources when it comes to social media posts or emails that promise…

OPQ Upgrades Internet For Free

OPQ are pleased to let our customers and future clients know that all shared wireless packages have now been upgraded. Some packages have had upgrades in speed of 100%! The best part? Extra speed at no extra cost! What can we do for you? Have a look at our wireless shared packages: For Business For…

OPQ Web Site IS Being Spoofed

Please be aware that OPQ web site has been spoofed. You may see a pop up using our logos offering free phones. OPQ do not offer such things. It would be useful, if you see this scam pop up, to send us a screenshot for our investigations. Send screenshots to abuse@nullopq.co.bw. Always check the actual…

OPQ Provisions Fibre To The Home

OPQ are pleased to announce that in conjunction with Botswana Fibre Networks we are powering up Internet to our residential customers over fibre.   Why switch to Fibre? Fibre has many benefits over cable other than speed. Since fibre optic cables send data much faster (approaching the speed of light), they’re better suited for long…

OPQ SCAM ALERT

SCAM ALERT! Please be aware there is a phishing scam on the Internet that pretends to be OPQ. We have had reports that this below screenshot pops up when accessing Google drive. THIS IS NOT AN OPQ PROMOTION, do not click any link on this pop up. Scan and clean your PC for viruses and…

Passwords: Ad Nauseam

Not passwords again!? Yes, we’re afraid so, hence the title of this post. We’ve discussed passwords on different levels and for different reasons and here we are again. We make no apology for bringing this dull but all important subject to the fore once more. You see, we only have your best interests (and ours!)…

Update: WACS Failure

This is a brief update to let our valued customers know that we have received notification that the SAT3 and WACS fibre breaks off the west African coast have now been repaired. We are awaiting confirmation from our upstream providers that Internet traffic has been or will shortly be re-routed back onto the WACS links.…

“I Hacked Your Device” – Email Scam

Regular readers will know that we here at OPQ post regularly about SPAM and email scams, particularly ‘phishing‘ scams. Today we are seeing a re-appearance of a phishing scam from last year. As we expect the prevalence of these scams to increase we thought we’d publish an example so our readers can spot them more…