Namecheap Email System Hacked, Customers Receive Phishing Scam – Review Geek
Domain registrar and hosting service Namecheap’s customers got an unexpected message from the company this weekend informing them that they need to pay a $6.95 fee to complete a DHL parcel delivery. However, the message is a phishing scam made to look real using the official Namecheap.com domain.
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Discerning users spotted the phishing email and reached out to Namecheap CEO Richard Kirkendall via Twitter. The company chief replied that the company was looking into the issue and shared a Cybernews story that reported an API leak involving third-party email clients MailChimp, Mailgun, and Sendgrid, alluding that this incident may be connected to the phishing scheme.
@Namecheap could you please check if any of your mailing server hasn’t been compromised.
I have received couple of unsolicited email. Security details shows that it was signed by one of your servers. pic.twitter.com/38epPYjS42
— Ruby (@rubie_shell) February 12, 2023
About two and a half hours later,…
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