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  • Domain Services: A domain name extension scam

    I received this spam other day telling me my business’s domain name is about to expire (no it’s not!). According to the email, I urgently needed to click on this link to extend my domain name.

    So, I clicked on the link to see what happens and I managed to find a few pointers to the person presumably running this particular domain name slamming operation.

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  • Coronavirus spam selling the 'Pandemic Survival' ebook

    How not to survive the coronavirus pandemic? I stumbled upon the following email in my spam folder the other day. The email is painting a picture of Wuhan, where the police – according to the sender – is knocking on doors and this violation could happen to my city as well.

    The pitch was enticing enough to click on it to see what ‘my last chance’ was to survive the coronavirus pandemic and the dystopian police state.

    So I took my OSINT toolkit and what I found was a network of websites pushing fear-mongering ebooks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. I also found a webshop providing platform for products with questionable benefits and a successful business making a bank with affiliate marketing.

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