Showing posts from August, 2012

Chinese Phishing Scam

Today I received a legitimate looking email from a Mark Yang of CN information center.  The email looked authentic and it seemed that the business was doing very legitimate activity of researching the domain name of our business Jaya Teas before registering similar domain names to a different company.

(Letter to the President or Brand Owner,thanks)
Dear President,
We are CN Network Information Center,which is a trademark agency in China.Here we have a very important issue to confirm with you. We formally received an application on Aug 20, 2012. One company which self-styled "Macima Investment Ltd" were applying to register "jayateas" as internet trademark keyword and following domain names:
After our initial checking, we found the name is conflict with your company's name or trademark, so we need to send this email to you and confirm w…