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"Your Squarespace Website has Expired" Phishing Scams

Squarespace customers who have received "Your Squarespace Website has Expired" emails like the one below, which claim their websites have expired, 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).

Your Squarespace Website has Expired 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.

A "Your Squarespace Website has Expired" 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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  • November 26, 2018 at 12:44 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - Forwarded Message -

    From: Squarespace Customercare <jcrew@MADCOLEOVOMED.COM>

    Sent: Monday, November 26, 2018, 12:00:41 PM GMT-5

    Subject: Your site has expired - Unable to Authorize Payment

    Squarespace

    ACCOUNT STATUS

    Your site has expired.

    We were unable to authorize your credit card payment for your website.

    Deadline before your account is closed if you don't update your billing information is November 27 2018.

    To avoid a disruption in service, please take a moment to update your payment information.

    WEBSITE:

    squarespace.com

    YOUR PLAN:

    Unlimited

    Your site is now offline.

    To keep your site online, please update your billing information by clicking on the link below. If you don’t update your billing information with a valid credit card within this time, we’ll have to close your Account.

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"Your Squarespace Website has Expired" Phishing Scams