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Fake “DNS” email making the rounds

A phishing scam email about successful modification of DNS, that links to a phishing scam web site is making the rounds; its list of recipients are domainers. The email mimics notifications that domain registrars send out, to update the status of DNS or other changes, but fails miserably. Still, it is a threat to everyone […]

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Marchex domain used for phishing scam?

A domain owned by Marchex is currently being used in a phishing scam that attempts to convince unsuspected recipients of an email that it originates from Western Union. The email lists “onlineupdate.com” in the headers which appear to be faked. The return address is listed as “Western Union <security@onlineupdate.com>” and the email itself asks the […]

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Be a facebook buddy of Angelina Jolie’s

Phishing and scamming on the Internet is hitting an all-time high these days. Domainers are especially urged to be on the lookout for specially formatted forgeries of registrar emails – that are, in fact, nothing but honeytraps for stealing one’s username and password. Lately a lot of email phishing is about social network media accounts: […]

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