April 03, 2014 08:00 ET

Payza Provides Advice on How to Protect Your Domain Name From Scammers

Payza Provides Tips on How to Keep Your Online Business Safe

MONTREAL, QC and NEW YORK, NY and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - Whether your site is for a business, charity, or personal blog, your owned domain name plays a crucial role in your branding, SEO, and overall digital presence. The high stakes surrounding the processing of getting the perfect domain name can leave even a savvy business person vulnerable to scams.

"With over 20 billion webpages currently indexed by Google and the rise in vanity urls, it's important to secure and continually protect domains that could be associated with your main company site," said Firoz Patel, Executive Vice President at Payza. "Beyond that, once you have secured your domains, you still need to be vigilant in protecting them. Scammers are targeting website owners with several different scams, so it's important to stay up to date on these trends."

Payza presents several takeaway tips to help protect yourself:

  • Unnecessary information, incorrect details, misspellings and inconsistencies are signs that the correspondence about your domain name is a scam.
  • If you do not recognize the company or person who sent the correspondence, you should likely delete immediately and flag as spam in your inbox.
  • If you think a correspondence is suspicious, reach out to someone you trust, and has experience building and hosting websites.
  • If you do fall victim to a domain scam, you should file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission as soon as possible.

About Payza
Payza is a leading online payments technology platform used by licensed entities around the world.

Payza's highly secure platform provides businesses and consumers with convenient and flexible solutions for sending and receiving payments worldwide. The company offers access to payment services in both traditional and emerging markets, as well as a host of tools and services including: fraud screening, dispute resolution, currency exchange, global payouts and disbursement services. With millions of members, Payza offers its services around the world in 21 currencies, and is proud to provide its merchants around the globe with a complete solution for accepting payments and managing their businesses. More information is available about Payza on its website,, Facebook, Twitter and the company's blog.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Gary Thompson
    Clarity Communications for Payza
    415-963-4082, ext. 101
    Email Contact