Lookupemail.com helps users look up email owners before opening something that may attempt to steal personal information through links in cleverly disguised emails.
Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) July 20, 2010
Lookupemail.com, a leading provider of email lookup services, including reverse email lookup, today announced it is experiencing growth in its reverse email lookup service due to the growing threat of mobile email fraud that attempts to install malware and steal personal information through links in cleverly disguised emails.
Increasingly, consumers are using mobile phones as their personal computers. They are being used to store sensitive information such as passwords and bank information that can be accessed by infiltrating the device. It is becoming increasingly common for malware developers to embed links in emails that send users to a Web page that activates code that gives the program access to the device. These programs are generally intended to do harm such as disable cell phones, steal personal information, or directly steal money from users.
Lookupemail.com helps users make informed decisions on whether or not to open emails from questionable senders. Lookupemail.com not only helps consumers find the owner of an email address, but also benefit from finding any consumer complaint reports and comments regarding that email sender. Consumers may be able to find out enough about their unwanted emails without having to pursue any additional action helping to save time, money and aggravation down the road.
Lookupemail.com makes it easy to find email addresses in three key ways:
- Search for an email address to verify the sender is someone you know and trust.
- Conduct a reverse email lookup. Search an email address to find the identity of the sender.
- Search the email address to find out if anyone else has reported that email address as suspicious or fraudulent.
Like computer users, cell phone users are vulnerable to email and Web-based attacks like phishing and other efforts. Mobile Phishing is an attempt, usually via email, to trick people into revealing sensitive information like usernames, passwords, and credit card data by pretending to be a bank or some other legitimate entity. The emails typically include a link to a Web site that appears to be legitimate and which prompts users to provide information. Users of social networks are becoming popular targets. Twitter users have been directed to fake log-in pages that attempt to steal passwords. People should avoid clicking on links in emails on their mobile device.
Lookupemail.com is an email lookup, reverse email lookup and consumer complaint service that makes it easier for consumers to accurately lookup email addresses and conduct a reverse email lookup to find
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