Domain Name Renewal Scam

Last Update: October 19, 2020

Hi, recently received a comment (copy below) from domain world. It's a phishing email from somebody called Joe Miller (probably ficticious).Click on the links at your peril!

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BrightSales Premium
If you have no affiliation with that e-mail, click spam on it and that'll be it. If you haven't clicked on and open it, then most likely your IP address will not be locked in. If you did clicked on it, and went to the site, then it is a possibility that the have your IP address is locked in.
This means that if you don't have a strong internet security program monitoring your computer, information maybe hacked. A simple trick you can do, is to unplug you internet modem and your WiFi router for about 5-10 minutes. This will change your internet IP address and they will lose tracking. All the best!
Elijah1916 Premium
I received the same too.
LMH1968 Premium Plus
Thank you very much for sharing
JeannineC Premium
Yeah, there's a bunch of those out there, automated bots online trying to phish anything they can.

Also beware the ones that come through the mail. You get a letter about renewing your domain name, requesting that you mail them a check. If you get one of those, just toss it!
JeffreyBrown Premium Plus
Thanks for sharing, Brian! Many other members have received similar attachments!