Phishing attempt targets domain investors using law firm as the bait

A phishing attempt targeting domain investors used the name of a law firm as the main bait. As reported by domain investor, George Kirikos, the phishing email consisted of a link to open an “encrypted file” using the Evernote platform. At the destination, the HTML file prompted users to run it in the web browser […]

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Caution: Fake Network Solutions phishing emails making the rounds

Domain investors should be aware of a current phishing campaign using the Network Solutions brand. Why is NetSol’s brand used as a bait? The oldest domain registrar maintains millions of aged, premium, or otherwise valuable domains for its clients. In the current phishing campaign, the domain name NetworkSolutions.CO is part of the communication email; the […]

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#Domain phishing : instagram.tel gets involved in a #UDRP decision

Phishers are unscrupulous scammers that use domains with content that can compromise one’s login credentials. In a UDRP case involving the domain name instagram.tel, the Respondent attempted to utilize the domain as an entry point to a password capturing form. According to the Complainant, Instagram LLC, the domain displayed the following message: “Due to the […]

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Homograph IDN domain phishing attack steals Ethereum tokens

A phishing attack targeting users of MyEtherWallet.com used an IDN “homograph” domain to facilitate an Ethereum theft. The IDN domain used a letter “t” that belongs to a different character set, which is visually identical to the Latin character, except for a distinguishing line or dot underneath it. Registered just a few days ago, the […]

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Domain crime : Chase Bank was targeted with phishing domain updateaccountonline.com

Last week we revealed how the account structure of Wells Fargo was used by cybercriminals who registered a similar domain. Now it’s the time of Chase Bank; cybercriminals registered the domain updateaccountonline.com and are using it in phishing emails. Falsifying the email so as to appear to arrive from Chase Bank, the registrant of the […]

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