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  • Email Phishing Scam

    Posted by David on October 22, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    Arguably the most common type of phishing, this method often involves a “spray and pray” technique in which hackers impersonate a legitimate identity or organization and send mass emails to as many addresses as they can obtain

    Hannah replied 2 years, 7 months ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Emma

    Member
    October 22, 2021 at 4:10 pm
    Newbie

    Thanks David for the information 🤠

  • Hannah

    Member
    October 23, 2021 at 5:45 am
    Newbie

    I’m thankful I came here. So glad I don’t owe this because I couldn’t respond this mail 💌

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Established: 1995-06-28

Server IP Address: 205.251.193.59

Domain Blacklisted: No

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DMARC Configured: Yes

DMARC is an open email authentication protocol that provides domain-level protection of the email channel. DMARC authentication detects and prevents email spoofing techniques used in phishing, business email compromise (BEC), and other email-based attacks.

SSL Cert Blacklisted: No

Hackers have discovered ways to circumvent, alter, or abuse SSL certificates. An SSL certificate blacklist is a list of untrustworthy SSL certificates that have been created and can potentially harm users.

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Risky TLD: No

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Heuristic Pattern: No

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Suspicious Domain: No

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