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Internet Outage US/CA Border 7-16-21
Posted by John McDonald on 16 July 2021 07:50 PM

Attn: Masscot Customers:

There is no problem with Masscot servers but right now they are unreachable due to a large area Internet Outage for several hundred miles long across the US/CA border preventing us from reaching our servers which are located in Toronto. 

At 6:40 Eastern time 7-16-2021  We lost contact with our servers it Toronto.  Upon checking we learned that there is an extensive Internet Outage along the US/CA border. 

Checking sources online customers


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Warning: Domain Expiration Malware Phishing Scam
Posted by John McDonald on 11 December 2020 02:44 PM

Do NOT respond to any email you receive like the one below. We have investigated and the sender is operating a phishing scam:

https://www.phishingbox.com/news/phishing-news/phishing-alert-the-domain-name-renewal-scam 

Here is what one of our customer's received . We have removed the customer's identifiers and replaced with ourcustomer.com

IGNORE AND


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Beware: New SCAM Received
Posted by John McDonald on 26 March 2020 12:19 PM

NOTICE:  If you receive an email like the one below, ignore it. It is a scam. The email address is registered by the country of Gabon in Africa. If you have all your websites and domain with Masscot, you can safely ignore any messages not coming from Masscot. When in doubt you can always forward any suspicious email regarding your websites to support@masscothosting.net

DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS MESSAGE


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URGENT: Message about attempts to KILL NET NEUTRALITY
Posted by John McDonald on 04 December 2017 10:53 PM

This message is extremely important to you and your future Internet use: 

It appears that The FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wants to give the giant Internet Providers like Verizon, Comcast,  for example, the absolute power to determine if their and "your" customers have the right to visit your website or any other website they don't approve of. If he has his

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Denial of Service Attack
Posted by John McDonald on 17 June 2017 12:25 PM
Dear Valued customers:

On Saturday morning June 17 our system was the victim of a distributed denial of service attack. This is a malicious attack designed to overload and bring down a web server. Our engineers are working hard to fend off the attack. We apologize for any inconvenience and will restore service as soon as possible.

John McDonald
President
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Going to get a M.A.S.K.?
Posted by John McDonald on 04 April 2017 10:15 PM

Keep watching here for an exciting new service by Masscot Internet coming soon!
M.A.S.K
 


It ain't the Lone Ranger but just as good to stop the bad guys!
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