Here’s an article from HostGator Blog written by Casey Kelly-Barton which I thought you might find of interest.

When businesses and blogs rename or merge, old domains sometimes get left behind. Security researchers say expired domains can put data at risk. Scammers may set up fake shops on expired domains and use them to steal credit card data from unwary bargain hunters. Or they may target email accounts linked to the domain to scam clients, steal company secrets and break into employees’ shopping and travel accounts.

To read more head over to HostGator Blog

Till next time,
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