Phishing Scam Alert! The "GDPR Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register" Scam.
Beware of the scam email sent by the cybercriminals as a notification from the UK Non-Compliance Register. The email is claiming you are on the GDPR Non-Compliance Register, and action is pending against you for Non-GDPR compliance.
Such fake GDPR email is sent from the email address "firstname.lastname@example.org". However, GDPR email should come from a website registered in the European Union, not from the domain like chatsworthdatacorp.info which even has not any website and which is registered in the Caribbean. So, this proves that the GDPR compliance email sent from the email address "chatsworthdatacorp.info" is nothing other than a phishing email.
You can find the sample of such phishing email as below.
From: Action Pending Against You for Non GDPR Compliance [email@example.com]
Date: 09/12/2018 01:57 (GMT 00:00)
Subject: To the owner of www.newsonlineincome.com. You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register
Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register.
To the Data Protection Officer of www.newsonlineincome.com.
It has come to our attention that your company is not GDPR compliant.
As your company is not GDPR compliant your company has now been entered onto the Non Compliance Register.
Your company is under review and may be reported to the ICO for non GDPR compliance.
Please go to www.noncomplianceregister.co.uk and enter your company name into the search box.
You will see listed on the page the actions that may now be taken against your company for non GDPR compliance.
This page may also begin to show on the search engines when your company is searched for.
The Non Compliance Register is a FREE public service that is available to any member of the public.
The public can search the register to see if a company can be trusted to store their data securely before they give that company their personal data.
This email has been sent to inform you that you are on the non compliance register.
There is no need to reply to this email.
Actually these days you can find lots of phishing messages claiming different things but their main purpose is to take out your personal as well as credit card details so that they can steal your money or scam you in the future. So, never ever reply those kinds of emails nor provide them your personal details, otherwise, cybercriminals will misuse your those details and will try to scam you in various ways.
If you ever have mistakenly provided your credit card details to the cybercriminals, we suggest you immediately contact your bank or credit card company and follow their instruction to secure your credit card.
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