Tag: domain names

  • Phishing with internationalised domains

    Phishing with internationalised domains

    While on a train this morning, one of my close friends sent me this WhatsApp message: The person who sent it to me is not usually someone to send out scams or spam, but, to me at least, this message, did not look legit. It smelled strongly of a phishing scam. However, it was a…

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  • Lack of Godaddy email support prompts me to move

    I’ve been a customer of GoDaddy for several years. Recently, I’ve required to use their support service. Unusually, they don’t offer email support – just phone, or live-chat On more than one occasion, live-chat has been unavailable, and making a call hasn’t been convenient. Secondly, live-chat only works with a persistent connection. Working on a…

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  • Another Domain Name Appraisal Scam – thedomaininvestors.com

    Back in October, I wrote about a domain name appraisal scam. It appears this is still doing the rounds, but has changed wording slightly. Below is the transcript of messages: Make no mistake, THIS IS A SCAM From: coddington@thedomaininvestors.com Sent: 18 March 2010 07:54 To: Alex James Brown Subject: ukcabs.net (sent 03/18/10)   Hello, We…

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  • Domain Name Appraisal Scam – NameSaleShop.com

    I recently listed a domain for sale – www.ukcabs.net (incidentally, it’s still for sale if anyone is legitimately interested, please feel free to contact me) It was listed on places like Sedo, I advertised it on twitter and eBay. On Saturday, 9th May, 2009, I received an email from weisberg@theonlinebrokerage.com with the subject “ukcabs.net sent…

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