I like to every now and again bring to peoples attention that scam that go on in this world, and here is another classic example of a scam that people need to know about.
If you have ever gotten an email that looks like this:
Then im afraid you too have been a victim of this scam. I just hope you didnt go ahead with it.
What is the Domain Service Notice Scam about ?
To the untrained eye it looks like a domain renewal registration notice and that is what it is suppose to look like, i bet 95% of people will follow its instructions and just pay the bill.
If you read the fine print what you are actually paying for is Search Engine Submission service on your domain. Nothing more.
I urge everyone who gets this notice to notify your hosting company of this scam and also the ACCC link is here: Report a Scam Australia
If your an international visitor your can report it here: Report a Scam International
Domain Service Notice Scam Conclusion
Like any strange email, telephone number you get, you should ALWAYS read it thoroughly. Always look at the email address it is from, Always look for legit business names, addresses, Beaware of what country it is from and wether you at any time dealt with someone in that country for that type of service, Never click on attachments if the attachment contains a EXE file, COM file