Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Red Alert! Please Beware on Domain Name Threatening Scams

WEB ADDRESS, URL (Uniform Resource Locator) and Domain Name acts as a Online Busines Identity for a particular Website. Selecting a domain Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is just like giving address or identical name to your website. Websites which have catchy domain names will most likely to be remembered and revisited by repeat customers.

However, lots of WEBSITE Domain Name owner does not notice the importance of Domain Name handling procedures i.e what do they need to do and what information is critical which they should know in advance.

1) Registrant informations
2) Administrative contact
3) Technical Contact
4) Billing Contact
5) Domain Creation Date and Expiry Date
6) Domain Name Servers Location

Domain Registrar like NETWORKSOLUTIONS, GODADDY, WEBNIC are widely well known as Domain Registrar for all the websites owners. A domain name registrar is a company accredited by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and/or by a national ccTLD authority to register Internet domain names. These "retail" companies are often distinct from the "wholesale" domain name registry operator. (source from WIKIPEDIA)

Recently, there are numbers of Email Threatening Scams from CHINA. This types of email messages had threatening some Website Domain Owner indirectly which they will reply and ask about the services which they will trust as it is.

"We are Beijing xxxxxx domain name register center in China. We received a formal application from a company who is called XXXXXXX Trade Company are applying to register "YOUR WEBSITE NAME" as their domain name and Internet keyword on date XXXX 2008. Because this involved your company name or trade marks so we inform you in no time. If you considered these domain names and internet keywords are important to you and there was necessary to protect them by registering them first, contact us soon.

Do make some assurance on the following things:-

1) Make sure your Domain Name Registrant Name and Email Address are under your own identical name and email. You may Networksolutions or WEBNIC for your Domain registrant details.
2) Always check and remember your Domain Name Expiration date. You will probably need to renew it one month in advance to avoid being back order by anyone.
3) Contact your hosting vendor if you are unsure about how you should handle your domain name informations.


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