Pronet Hosting / Cool Handle / Security
I sincerely hope that you didn't sign up with these potential security thieves.
Signed up today and received the following in an e-mail:
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Thank you for your recent order. Before we can complete your order, we will kindly request that you send the following items:
- Copy of your government issued id
- Copy of your credit card (front / back) if you placed your order with a credit card.
Please understand we take your security very seriously and these requests are made to ensure we offer all of our customers the most secure web hosting environment possible. We also keep your privacy very secure. Only the highest level administrators have access to view your information that you send to us.
Please respond to this email with the requested information so that we can process your order in a timely manner.
Cool Handle Web Hosting
Customer Support: [protected]
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(As you have found out, Pronet Hosting has merged with Cool Handle Web Hosting.)
The above is a COMPLETE BREECH OF SECURITY!!! One does not send in :
1. A copy of their government id,
2. A copy of their credit card - BOTH SIDES!!!
If you were to call your bank, they would tell you the same information.
DO NOT SIGN UP WITH THESE POTENTIALK SECURITY THIEVES!!!