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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Archive for the 'Scams' Category

Scam for domain names

A couple of weeks ago, we received the following email:On 2015-10-16 08:23, xxx yyyy [we have hidden the name] wrote:(Since it is significant, forward the following E-mail to your CEO orrelevant responsible person. Thanks)Dear CEO/Principal,We are the department of Asian Domain Registration Service in China. Here I have something to confirm with you. We formally received an application on October 16, 2015 that a company claimed “CondYmenp Company” were applying to register “imnewswatch” as their Net Brand and some “imnewswatch” Asian countries top-level... [...]

Marketers can be victims of phishing

We tend to think we are more sophisticated than most people online, and to a degree that’s probably true. But that attitude of superiority can be our enemy if it causes us to drop our guard.Target Stores were certainly no novice in online commerce, but their store systems wre the victim of a major data theft through a virus planted on their POS terminals.You and I can have our sites hacked, too, if we are not hyper-vigilant. We can be attacked by viruses on our personal computers. And we can be victims of phishing. Phishing is the sending of emails, appearing to be from legitimate businesses,... [...]