Phishing scam aimed at CIRA.CA

Yep yep , another scam is going around.

Dear Registrant,

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has received reports of a phishing scam, using images from the CIRA website, which is designed to collect personal information, including credit card numbers.

This is a targeted phishing attack. CIRA wishes to advise you that CIRA does not ask for credit card information, as all registrations are performed through .CA certified Registrars. If you have provided your credit card information to this site, we strongly advise that you contact your credit card company or bank immediately.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Registration Support at info@cira.ca or by telephone at
1-877-860-1411.

Sincerely,
Registration Support
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

What is Phishing?
Phishing is a practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake website by using an authentic looking e-mail in an attempt to steal passwords, account information or other sensitive data.

About CIRA
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority is the member-driven organization that manages Canada’s .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada’s Internet community, and represents the .CA registry internationally.

 

 

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