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Phishing Alert: cPanel

Discussion in 'cPanel Announcements' started by cPanelDavidG, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. cPanelDavidG

    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    It appears that a phishing email is being distributed with the from address of security@cpanel.com. This email has not been generated by cPanel.

    Details of the email.

    Subject: Measures Against Identity Theft
    From: security@cpanel.com

    Dear Customer,

    For security reason, we advice you to view the attached file to read the update Message.

    Thanks,
    Control Panel Mgt


    • cPanel as a company does not send emails to end user (website owners). Please be advised that communications in relation to your web hosting service will almost always come directly from your web hosting provider or server owner.

    • cPanel owns the domain name cpanel.com, however we only send official notification through our primary domain cpanel.net.
    • cPanel does not send mass emails requesting authenication details on web hosting or

    For more information on protecting yourself against these types of emails please follow the below link:
    http://www.fraud.org/tips/internet/phishing.htm



    Click here to read more...
     
  2. garrettp

    garrettp Well-Known Member
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    I believe some users have also seen these come in recently in the form of an email password reset/update request. I'll see if I can get my hands on the source of one.
     

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