Security – Domain Magnate

Category: Security

Back Up Your Data!

Computers break and servers get hacked. Sooner or later everyone realizes the importance of backing up your important data, usually after a few unfortunate events. I had a few of these, from having my laptop stolen with all the important business data that I didn’t have a copy for much of it (luckily I had… Read more »

Another Appraisal Scam

Got another one of those appraisal scam emails today. Luckily they land in spam folder now: Peter Miller Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 6:31 AM To: domainadmin Dear sir, we are interested to buy your domain name AARR.COM and offer to buy it from you for 65% of the appraised market value. As of now… Read more »

788 Domains Stolen, Including yxl.com

Update: yxl.com was recovered with the help of godaddy More stolen names might soon pop up for sale, so be warned! Also a quick reminder: don’t use gmail, or other free email addresses as whois addresses for your domains. They can be hacked! More details are from a namepros thread: Some of them are: yxl.com… Read more »

How to Avoid Getting Scammed in Domaining

This is a complete guide on domain scammers that shows how to recognize and avoid scammers while trading domains. There are several popular scamming schemes: 1. Scammer sells stolen domains How it works: Scammer trying to sell quickly a stolen domain for a bargain price. A domain can be stolen by hacking into the a… Read more »

Change Your Domain Details Right After Buying

Change Your Domain Details Right After Buying We all buy and sell domains on a daily basis and frequently the domains are not updated after the purchase. Buyer forgets or puts off changing the new owner information, or dns, thus still allowing the previous owner to earn the parking revenue. As strange as it may… Read more »

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