Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Rapidshare Premium Account Beware...

I once read somewhere someone posted that there is a forum to get free premium account access to rapidshare. I thought there was someone hacking rapidshare which flooding the internet with Rapidshare free premium account access. But no. I got to know that there were some phishing site going on which try to "pretend" as Rapidshare official website or officials to get your account access information. This should be stop and everyone should get informed to avoid any similar case happened. Even Rapidshare have put up a link page to assist you with the phishing scam prevention...

Warning of Phishing!

Rapidshare is one of the world's biggest websites (See Recently this has meant that we have been the victim of more criminal activity than ever before. Please read the following advice to protect yourself from phishers.

Never enter your account data on websites other than or You should always enter those domains manually in your browser. You should never follow links given in e-mails.
Never believe what you read in forums or guestbooks. If you see a posting from us, it is a fake. We never write in forums or guestbooks. If we want to tell you something, we use to tell you.
Never believe what you are reading in e-mails that claim to be from us. RapidShare does NOT send newsletters, not even to premium-users. If we feel forced to send a newsletter to our premium-users, we will always put your login in this e-mail as well. If you get an e-mail pretending to be from RapidShare without your login, then it IS not from us. If you receive an e-mail but you are not a premium-user at all, it is clearly a fake as we would not hold your personal details on our files.

Our intention is to help you to protect yourself with the advice that we have given above. Remember, please follow our advice. Thank you.

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