New serial domain spammer : Registrationdomainsite.com registered at eNom

Another phuckstick spammer that mass-emails owners of newly registered domain names is Registrationdomainsite.com. The unscrupulous spammer scans the domain zone files, and emails the registrants with the following cookie cutter message: Congratulations on your domain [*].com ! The next step you can do for [*].com is to make sure it is listed in the search […]

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Chinese bastard spammers, Marksmile, continue to harass domain owners

Chinese bastard spammers, Marksmile.com, continue to harass domain owners, emailing them unsolicited email with .CN variants of their own domains. This time around, the Marksmile douchebags are sending out “discounts” to their previous offer, trying to convince Westerners that they need a .CN domain, for their matching .COM. China’s .CN domain is highly regulated and […]

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Caution : Domain owner impersonation might cost you

Domain cybercriminals attempt to steal domain names using a variety of cunning methods. Other than direct hacking of accounts, or spear-phishing techniques, social engineering is a common method. Calling up a domain registrar’s support department pretending they are the owner, or calling the domain owner pretending to be the domain registrar, is one such example. […]

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Warning : Phishing scam using a dot .PRO domain

There is an ongoing phishing scam via SMS, and they are using a dot .PRO domain name. While there are not many .PRO domains around, this one targets users via a text message related to their banking system, Bank of Montreal, BMO. We received this from a fellow domain investor in Canada; when visiting bmo.com.account-secure.helppro.pro […]

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No longer stolen : Domains 988.com and 864.com back with legitimate owners

The premium numeric domain 988.com is no longer stolen, as it has been returned to its legitimate owner, Mr. Luo. In June, we reported on the theft of 988.com that was facilitated using a number of persistent methods targeting the owner of this premium domain. At the time, the thief, made the mistake to announce […]

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Chinese domain spammer Marksmile.com

Another day, another domain spammer phuckstick has arrived: Marksmile.com. Those douchebags from Hangzhou, China, join the ranks of Dopa, spamming domain owners of .com domains. Not only did they screw up on their initial unsolicited mass email batch, they followed up with a second batch correcting their offering from “.com” to the crappy “.cn” equivalent. […]

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Domain crime : 864.com reported as stolen

We have received a report that 864.com is a stolen domain name; the same thief controls the stolen asset, ASZ.com. The domain 864.com has been offered for sale to domain brokers in private. Independent reviews confirmed that the domain is not in the possession of its lawful owner. We also received proof that the same […]

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Domain theft : Report of stolen domain names for August 2017

We’re rolling out a monthly list of domain names that remain stolen, based on previous documented incidents or other investigative reports. Domain theft is rampant, and scumbags who steal domain names often attempt to dispose of these assets quickly. Alternate methods involve the direct communication with buyers in private, often requiring payments in Bitcoin or […]

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HRI.com stolen : Randstad domain property turns up for sale at Flippa!

HRI.com, a domain registered in 1990 and a Randstad property, has miraculously turned up for sale at Flippa. The Thailand-located seller, whose account was registered with Flippa yesterday, is using the photo of a Siemens award recipient, Kensen Shi, for his profile. We’d like to believe, that an aged corporate LLL .com that has been […]

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KZRA.com : Formerly stolen domain has been recovered

KZRA.com was stolen a few days ago, and the domain has been recovered – but not thanks to any registrar activity. Although NameSilo, the current registrar, has been in touch with GoDaddy, the losing registrar, to reverse the transfer, it was through the domain owner’s bravado that the domain was returned. An over-confident thief agreed […]

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Namesilo, wake up : KZRA.com is a stolen domain name!

The domain KZRA.com has been stolen from its rightful owner, Christian Calvin, founder of Plenty Of Brands. The aged four letter .com domain was moved unlawfully, away from GoDaddy to NameSilo. The Indian thief is using the email address domain9058235@gmail.com which is also matched to the domain Teenhub.com; we’d assume the latter is stolen as […]

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Phuckstick domain spammer of the day : parmacompjet.net

Domain spammers are among the lowest scum in the domain food chain; they spam domain owners, having extracted their WHOIS information. Most often, they hide behind fake WHOIS information, but leave enough poop trails to be identified. Today’s Phuckstick Domain Spammer is operating from the domain parmacompjet.net and the email address denisp2246@gmail.com per the WHOIS. […]

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