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Phishing Alert: cPanel

It appears that a phishing email is being distributed with the from address of security@cpanel.com.   This email has not been generated by cPanel.

Details of the email.

Subject: Measures Against Identity Theft
From: security@cpanel.com

Dear Customer,

For security reason, we advice you to view the attached file to read the update Message.

Thanks,
Control Panel Mgt

  • cPanel as a company does not send emails to end user (website owners).   Please be advised that communications in relation to your web hosting service will almost always come directly from your web hosting provider or server owner.
  • cPanel owns the domain name cpanel.com, however we only send official notification through our primary domain cpanel.net.
  • cPanel does not send mass emails requesting authenication details on web hosting or other related accounts.

For more information on protecting yourself against these types of emails please follow the below link: http://www.fraud.org/scams/internet-fraud/phishing