I received an email through the contact page from my blog today. It looked innocent enough:
“It looks like you’ve misspelled the word “Blart” (I was talking about the movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop) on your website. I thought you would like to know :). Silly mistakes can ruin your site’s credibility. I’ve used a tool called SpellScan.com in the past to keep mistakes off my website.
It came from a gmail address “firstname.lastname@example.org, which If you try to email, it comes back as “undeliverable”.
I am not even going to attempt to surf to the site, but simply entering the name of the site in a Google search brought caused it to auto fill with “SpellScan.com – Spam”. Not really sure what to think as some posts claim the site contains “many viruses”, while others say the site is “genuine and safe”. Surf there AT YOUR OWN RISK! I thought I would post this so that my fellow bloggers were aware of the potential danger.
It looks like this has been going on since 2018.
Have you had this happen to you? Does your site get this stuff? Any others I should be watching for?