"cPanel Web Hosting Software Upgrade" Phishing Emails

Webmasters who are recipients of the "cPanel Web Hosting Software Upgrade" email below, which claims that their web host will be carrying out a planned software upgrade and they need to click on a link to confirm, should delete the email and not follow the instructions in it. This is because the phishing e-mail message is being sent by cybercriminals/scammers, to frighten and trick the webmasters into visiting phishing websites that will steal their website hosting accounts credentials, by claiming their hosting services will be interrupted. Once the cyber thieves have stolen their potential victims’ hosting account credentials (usernames and passwords), they will gain access to their accounts, hijack them and use them fraudulently.

cPanel Web Hosting Software Upgrade Phishing Emails

The "cPanel Web Hosting Software Upgrade" Phishing Scam

cPanel Web Hosting

Sat 2/10/2018 2:03 PM

From: "Hosting"

cPanel Web Hosting

Technical services of Web Hosting are carrying out a planned software upgrade. We earnestly ask you to visit the following link to start the procedure of confirmation on customers data.

To get started, please click the link below: https://goo.gl/v74dKu

This instruction has been sent to all Web Hosting Clients and is obligatory to follow.

Thank you,

Customers Support Service.

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