A New Email Scam

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We wanted to give you a heads up on another email scam we’ve been seeing:

“Hello, Your website or a website that your organization hosts is violating the copyright protected images owned by our company (hubspot Inc.). Check out this doc with the URLs to our images you utilized at www.yourwebsite.com and our earlier publication to find the proof of our copyrights. Download it right now and check this out for yourself: https://storage.googleapis.com/… I do think you’ve willfully violated our legal rights under 17 USC Section 101 et seq. and can be liable for statutory damages as high as $130,000 as set forth in Sec. 504 (c)(2) of the Digital millennium copyright act (DMCA) therein. This message is official notice. I seek the removal of the infringing materials described above. Please take note as a service provider, the Dmca demands you to eliminate and/or terminate access to the copyrighted content upon receipt of this particular notice. If you don’t stop the utilization of the above mentioned infringing materials a court action will be started against you. I do have a good self-belief that use of the copyrighted materials mentioned above as presumably infringing is not permitted by the copyright owner, its legal agent, or the legislation. I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in this message is accurate and hereby affirm that I am permitted to act on behalf of the proprietor of an exclusive and legal right that is allegedly violated. Sincerely yours, Djae Ramadan Legal Officer hubspot, Inc. hubspot.com 12/07/2021”

It contains a link to download ‘evidence’, however this is download is fake and likely contains a virus.

Please mark these emails as ‘Spam’ if you get them and then delete them.

If you ever get a suspicious message from your contact forms please reach out to your account manager, and they will help you sort it out.

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