"cPanel Inode Quota Exceeded" Fake Email Being Sent by Cybercriminals

"cPanel Inode Quota Exceeded" Fake Email Being Sent by Cybercriminals

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Webmasters who are recipients of the "cPanel Inode Quota Exceeded" email below, which claims that their web hosting will be interrupted, should delete the email and should 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.

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The "cPanel Inode Quota Exceeded" Phishing Scam

Inode quota notification for : "".

Inode Quota Exceeded!!

Final Notice for Domain :

The Domain "" has reached its inode quota.

Exceeding your inode quota can affect your website, uploads and email.

To avoid service interruption we recommend that you find the attachment file that is attached to this email to automatically add more inodes to your hosting package now

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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  • Feb 27, 2019 at 11:14 AM by an anonymous user from Dartford, England, United Kingdom

    I've has a load of these recently, all after new accounts were set up!


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