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Old 06-22-2016, 04:59 PM
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Domain Renewal Phishing Scams

Better read this one and it's a good idea to inform your followers as well.

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When I received a letter in the mail asking me to renew my domain name, I immediately recognized it as a scam. The letter was designed to look like a bill, even including a return envelope for me to send payment to a company called iDNS Canada. I’d never heard of them before.

The letter starts with a notification that my domain name is expiring soon and I can take advantage of their “best savings” by switching my registrar to Internet Domain Name Services. The scammer is taking precautions to avoid legal trouble, but the entire letter is designed to be misleading. They even explain that I’m under “no obligation to pay” – bolding the words “this is not a bill.”

As with most social engineering scams, the use of personal information is what hooks victims into thinking a scam is credible. This letter included my...
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