Ah, this old chestnut. The domain scam email. Let’s look at it in more detail.
PayPal sent out a suspicious-looking email last night full of talk of IPN endpoints, Sandbox endpoints and SHA-256. What does it mean for the average e-commerce store owner?
We received some spam emails this morning trying to trick us into parting with our cash. We deleted them. As should you.
You’ve all been in this scenario: you open up your email app and there’s a barrage of spam. But the email address it’s been sent to isn’t one you have listed on your website – so how did they get the email address? Well, sometimes email addresses are sold on by unscrupulous online traders. This tip won’t tell you whether it was deliberate or not but will give you the identity of the offender.