Hopefully you find this post (from search of “what number is 818-639-8611” before you fall victim to the scam. Its common to get fake form information sent to us, but generally they don’t use the same email address over and over.
This is a scam to try to get you to call the number, because if you do, Continue reading “Spam Hall of Shame – Phishing Fake Form Submit Info From firstname.lastname@example.org – 818-639-8611” »
Hopefully you find this post (from search of “who called me 206 400 9013” before you fall victim to the scam. Not too often we get calls this bad to our business number leaving full voicemail scare tactic message to truly display what type of scum live out there.
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Phishing attacks is typical done by email or spoofed websites , but being done by the phone is on the rise. Phishing is generally the practice of thieves trying to obtain personal information to help them use it in malicious ways.
Some customers have been reported being called and/or voicemail’s being left requesting to return a call stating they are from Google or Bing (or both).
First goal of any phishing attempt is to scare you into making hasty reactions such as telling you something bads going to happen unless you act fast. Continue reading “Beware of Phishing Attacks Pretending to be From Google or Bing” »
From time to time, some of Northwoods Web Designs (NWD) clients as well as ourselves, receive letters from fraudulent domain registrars. We get asked about these from our clients, which tells me they have clearly deceived their letters pretty well to try to trick some domain owners into thinking a domain renewal invoice.
So we want to provide this information to protect you, whether you have registered your domain name with Northwoods Web Designs or some other provider.
These companies who send these letters, such as iDNS, attempt to convince you into transferring or renewing your domain using their service. Which on average is 500% above the market rate for domain name services. Continue reading “Beware of iDNS Domain Registrar Scam” »
Welcome to our Spam Hall of Shame. Where we post some of the most bizarre and funny spam requests we receive routinely related to services we offer or targeted to our small business clients. Below is the actual email including the FROM: address, which you should immediately add to your junk filter to prevent receiving any further spam, or worst yet phishing attempt to obtain your personal information. Continue reading “Spam Hall of Shame – This is your Final Notice of Domain Listing” »