ICANN is alerting the community to a phishing scam that involves emails sent from “firstname.lastname@example.org” sent to ICANN contracted parties.
The email@example.com email address, for example, is not a valid ICANN organisation email address. Contracted parties may have recently received emails from “firstname.lastname@example.org”, which is a valid ICANN org email address. If you receive an email from the “email@example.com” address, or any other suspicious email address, do not respond. Please forward the email in its entirety to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICANN has a resource on phishing scams at icann.org/resources/pages/phishing-2013-05-03-en.