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10 Jun 2016
A guy I know passed along this e-mail sent to one of his customers. They assumed it was a phish, since they didn't recognize the domain name in the link, but couldn't figure out what the goal of the phish was.
They even checked the list of ICANN registrars, and nope, registrar.eu wasn't on the list.
Nonetheless, this mail was real, and if the recipient had ignored it, his domain would have been suspended. What's going on?
Dear domain name owner, *Your action is required to prevent domain suspension*
This verification e-mail is triggered because your e-mail address is used in the owner contact of a domain registration and this e-mail address was not verified before or we have received information that this e-mail address might not be in use anymore.
As we did not receive affirmative response on our last e-mail, we send you a final reminder. Please note that your domain name(s) may be suspended if the e-mail address is not confirmed. The domain name registration policy of ICANN requires that a valid and working e-mail address is provided with each domain registration.
To verify this requirement, we kindly request you to confirm the accuracy of your e-mail address by clicking the link below:
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