[LINK] How not to do it: "Important: Phishing and Security Alert-Please Read"

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Sat Nov 1 10:33:21 AEDT 2008

At 10:10 AM 1/11/2008, Karl Auer wrote:
>Network Solutions(R) Customer Support

I received a similar notice from www.enom.com with a non-aligned link 
embedded in the email. [thanks to Eudora for pointing that out]. I 
typed in the direct address for the homepage [not the extended 
phishing version] and found out they are a registrar. I just ditched the email.

I also had a near miss with my webhost. They sent an alert that my 
domain was going to expire. It isn't until 2010. I wrote back quite 
directly and told them to look at the DNS register where it clearly 
shows that I am not registered through them, they are just my host 
and that the expiry date is 2 years from now. They apologized and 
thanked me for hosting with them. I have no idea if it was a records 
screw up or a phish.


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