New Scam? - Domain Abuse Notice from DomainCop.net

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  1. deez007

    deez007 Active Member VIP

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    Hey Folks

    So I just received this email, anyone else seen anything like this? (whats the con?)

    Sent From: [email protected]

    Dear Domain Owner,

    Our system has detected that your domain: (MyDomainName.us) is being used for spamming and spreading malware recently.

    You can download the detailed abuse report of your domain along with date/time of incidents. Click Here

    We have also provided detailed instruction on how to delist your domain from our blacklisting.

    Please download the report immediately and take proper action within 24 hours otherwise your domain will be suspended permanently.

    There is also possibility of legal action depend on severity and persistence of your abuse case.

    Three Simple Steps:
    1. Download your abuse report.
    2. Check your domain abuse incidents along with date and time.
    3. Take few simple steps for prevention and to avoid domain suspension.

    Click Here to Download your Report

    Please look into it and contact us.


    Best Regards,
    Domain Abuse Admin
    DomainCop Inc.
    Tel.: (139) 711-96-01



    I'm assuming it's a phishing email or something of the sort, I didn't click any of the links to download the report obviously...lol

    Anyone seen something like this before?



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  2. iwon24

    iwon24 Active Member VIP

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    ive personally not seen that one before , so cant help you , however i am looking forward to see if it is a scam or not
     
  3. iwon24

    iwon24 Active Member VIP

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    WatchDogue Active Member VIP

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    Nope.

    Never saw that or any similar email.

    Wonder if after the cited 24 hours has passed a " follow-up " call for action email will be sent to your account.
     
  5. deez007

    deez007 Active Member VIP

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  6. deez007

    deez007 Active Member VIP

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    Will be sure to let u know :)
     
  7. Domain Lead Finder

    Domain Lead Finder Established Member

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  8. Billy Wagner

    Billy Wagner BillyWagnerJr.com VIP

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    Glad I didn't "download the report". :D
     
  9. deez007

    deez007 Active Member VIP

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    At least they getting more creative now....hahaha

    Keeps us on our toes.... :)
     
  10. Billy Wagner

    Billy Wagner BillyWagnerJr.com VIP

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    I know right. This one almost got me. I saw the word "cop" and got worried. lol
     
  11. iwon24

    iwon24 Active Member VIP

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    yes :) its also good that people like you post them on here so other users dont fall for them. rather than just ignore it.
     
  12. deez007

    deez007 Active Member VIP

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    Lol .. thanks man... @Billy Wagner and @Domain Lead Finder also posted threads about it..we all posted around the same time..
     
  13. Al Cohol

    Al Cohol Established Member

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    I also received this notice today and many others. Scammers kicking it into high gear!
     
  14. Lakshan

    Lakshan Moderator Moderator Business Account VIP

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    I received that for many domains of mine. Just maked as spam :)

    I'm also getting some emails saying your site has been hacked & asking me to contact a lawyer. Did the same as above & didin't even bother to check internet for what it is.

    Need to get rid of these time wasters -_-
     
  15. boziffous

    boziffous Established Member

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    I received this same email less than an hour ago. I see DomainCop.net was just registered today at NameSilo.
     
  16. E-Promote

    E-Promote Established Member

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    Pretend to be a sucker and waste their scam time, the less scam time they have, the less they can scam.
     
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  17. biggie

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    iti New Member

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    Yup, same here from domaincop.net - plus 3 other similar messages from other senders in the last 12 hours.
     
  19. Scott Boyce

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    Got something similar today...

     
  20. E-Promote

    E-Promote Established Member

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    even better: "Domain Abuse Admin"...how true.
     
  21. topgrade

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    Yes, got the similar notice today as the OP
     
  22. webpro24v

    webpro24v New Member

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    I got this message on my e-mail
    I clicked on it by mistake if danger threatens me?
     
  23. Messiah

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    I received the same email. Deleted it. The moment you click on the download link, your PC will get infected...
     
  24. webpro24v

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    What can I do to fix it?
     
  25. Messiah

    Messiah Active Member VIP

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    Run a system wide anti-malware scan on your computer. Most anti-virus software can do this by default but I prefer malwarebytes.

    https://www.malwarebytes.com/
     

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