Dreamcast.com confirmed as phishing scam – Sega taking action

It was bollocks after all. According to this the whole ten year anniversary Dreamcast celebration that we reported three days ago definitely is a scam.The news comes from Japanese site Mainichi, who has seemingly confirmed that Sega really doesn’t own the Dreamcast.com domain any more.Apparently even the site’s registration details that we published this morning […]

13 years ago

Dreamcast.com headlines

  • "Dreamcast.com" not owned by Sega? Yes it is

    This is awesome. This story is claiming that gamers were “duped” by Sega asking for Dreamcast serial numbers over the weekend, and that the domain “dreamcast.com” is not owned by the company.Using amazing internet skills, videogaming247.com has confirmed that Sega does, in fact, own Dreamcast.com. From the whois registry:Domain Name: DREAMCAST.COM Registrant: SEGA CORPORATION Shoji […]

    13 years ago
  • Dreamcast registration request crashes Sega's site

    Sega wants to know if you still own a Dreamcast, a simple question that’s resulted in a factor-12 netquake.All you see when you hit the link at that page is, “Due the high volume of account requests, the service will be temporally suspended.”Apparently, if you successfully navigate beyond this then Sega asks you to register […]

    13 years ago