Phishing Alert for cPanel
It appears that a phishing email is being distributed with the from address of firstname.lastname@example.org. This email has not been sent by Your Online Shop or cPanel.
- cPanel does not send emails to website owners. Communications in relation to your web hosting service will always come directly from Your Online Shop.
- cPanel owns the domain name cpanel.com, however they will only send official notification dirctly to Your Online Shop and never to a website owner.
- Your Online Shop and cPanel does not send mass emails requesting authenication details on web hosting or other related accounts.
For more information on protecting yourself against these types of emails please follow the below link:
Following is a sample of the email
Due to our security upgrade to avoid multiple logon and an unauthorized access to your online cpanel and FTP account we do require you to sign in your domain name and username and password for security check on your account and afterward we shall send a security code to your email as part of confirmation that your domain has now been properly verified and secured.
To process to confirm and verify your domain for this security check please click http://www.cpanel.net/login.
Failure to confirm your domain within 2 business days may lead to suspension of your domain if we observe any unauthorized login and may lead to total removal of the domain name from our system.