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"Squarespace Website Suspension" Phishing Scams

Squarespace customers who have received "Squarespace Website Suspension" emails like the one below, which claim their websites have been suspended, is offline and will be terminated, are asked not to click on the links in them. This is because the fake emails are being sent by scammers who want their potential victims to click on the links in the same emails that go to phishing websites that will steal their Squarespace's account credentials (usernames and passwords).

Squarespace Website Suspension Phishing Scams
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Squarespace customers should always go directly to www.squarespace.com and sign into their accounts from there. If there is something that they need to do, they will be notified after signing in.

The "Squarespace Website Suspension" Phishing Scam

From: squarespace customercare <unjdoifjkf@WILDFLOWERSORGANTYUTTY.COM>

Date: April 21, 2018 at 11:43:33 AM CDT

Subject: Action Required : your Squarespace website has expired.

Squarespace

Your site is now offline!

As a friendly reminder, your Squarespace website has expired today on April 21, 2018.

Your site is now offline. We’ll keep your content for a while in case you decide to come back. Expired site content is marked for permanent deletion after 30 days.

Your account could not be billed , please look below and update payment information, Hence, your account will be terminated within the next 24 hours.

To update your billing information and continue service without interruption, click here:

http://billing-panel.squarespace.com/registrant/ ?verification_id=6679626&key=9uwcwwPkk9&rid=102977

If you do not settle this invoice within 24 hours of the invoiced date, your account may be suspended. Please contact us immediately if you have any questions or concerns regarding this notice.

Thanks again for your attention to this matter.

The Squarespace Team

Squarespace customers who have already been scammed are asked to contact Squarespace for help.

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  • June 18, 2018 at 3:41 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Customer Squarespace Center <custmaa@viktoriyabanul.com>

    Sent: Friday, June 8, 2018 4:16:11 PM

    Subject: Note: You only have few hours to complete this

    Squarespace

    ACCOUNT INFORMATION

    ACCOUNT SUSPENSION NOTICE!

    We recently change/suspended your Squarespace account due to problem with verifying your billing information e.g billing mismatch you may not be able to use our service till you re-validate a correct billing. Click below to get started.

    REACTIVATE MY ACCOUNT

    Note: You only have few hours to complete this

    We’re here to help

    Our award-winning Customer Care Team is available 24/7. If you have any questions, please visit support.squarespace.com."

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"Squarespace Website Suspension" Phishing Scams