Questions tagged [phishing]

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Use of subname.example.com format in phishing

I have noticed some phishing emails that copy format that Google or Gmail use in their URLs for account login or OAuth logins: https://accounts.google.com/ I've seen URLs like http://accounts....
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Is my host at fault from spam and phishing emails sent to users at my domain that appear to come FROM a fake address at my domain?

I am taking care of a website like example.com. The company is using the email on the same domain (as you'd expect), like user@example.com. Unfortunately, someone has created an address like person@...
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Is an email from register.it with a link asking to verify my email address after registering a domain name a scam?

Shortly after I registered a domain with an Italian company that I know for sure is legit (www.register.it) I got an email (pasted below) allegedly from them which sounds to me a lot like a scam ...
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How can I avoid being hacked? [closed]

I have a website built on Joomla/PHP and it was going well until I found a RewriteCond directive in my .htaccess file to a website with porn content. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_ACCEPT} "text/...
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Unable to locate phishing URL in CPanel file manager

I received an email from Google that there may be phishing pages on my website. Below are example URLs on my site which may be part of a phishing attack: http://www.uooart.com/~impots/file/...
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When a “Bank of America Online Banking” page is available on my WordPress site, is it hacked with a phishing scam?

We just got a note from CloudFlare that we got reported for phishing. The link they provided was (domain name removed): /wp-content/plugins/scure-bank/fea7b6cabec2fd724dd2d1b4ca7e898d/thankyou.php ...
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Brand new domain and server using URL Rewrite flagged by Google for Phishing

I set up a VM with 1and1.com and registered a domain. I'm running an app (Jira) that runs on its own Tomcat instance but I have set up URL Rewriting based on this article so that IIS can handle the ...
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Does framing a website cause phishing alerts?

I do not know if you guys ever heard of hope.ly? It is a url shortening service created by bitly and was trying to help Red Cross in order to get donations. They simply show a frame upper side of ...
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How does Microsoft determine that a site is a phishing website?

I was notified today that a site I admin is showing up to Internet Explorer users as a phishing website. Of course, it actually is not a phishing website and never has been. GWT shows me no evidence ...