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Is $1 Hosting Worth the Risk?

If you are looking for an affordable web hosting plan to build your website, rest assured that cheap hosts are abundant on today’s market. In fact, is not uncommon to find a hosting company offering service for the amazingly low price of $1 per month. While this sounds good and very tempting, these are the type of offers you need to be very cautious of. What could possibly be wrong with such a deal? A lot, as you will learn from the warnings in this article.
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17th September 2009 0 Comments »
Posted by Web Hosting Consultant in Best Web Hosting Tips

Web Hosting Fraud Fighting Cheat Sheet

Web Hosting Fraud Fighting Cheat Sheet

Web hosting fraud is increasing at an alarming number. Scam artists are employing all types of tricks with hopes of stealing sensitive information from unsuspecting customers, laundering money and worse, committing identity theft. What makes these crimes so damaging is that they can be terribly difficult to detect. By the time you catch on, it usually too late.

If you feel like a web host is trying to lure you into a scam, it is critical that you act right away to protect your assets and identity. The faster you act the better chance you have of minimizing or completely stopping the damage. Feel free to use the following cheat sheet as your guide to filing complaints and reporting web hosting fraud.
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Avoid the “Web Hosting” Phishing Scam

Avoid the Web Hosting Phishing Scam

Whether it’s surfing the web or simply checking your email, you need to be very cautious of online scams. One of the latest threats circulating is a fraudulent “Web Hosting” email claiming that the recipient will be billed $4.99 per month for a hosting package and $14.95 per year for a domain name registration. The purpose of this scam is to rattle the recipient and persuade them to click a link provided in the body of the message. However, clicking this link is the last thing you want to do. Why? Well, if you do, you will end up with a malicious spyware program on your computer or worse.
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