As expected, we do see a number of domain name registrations referencing the floods and tornados in Iowa. At this point, we haven't seen any obvious donation scams. Most of the domains are just parked, others offer news summaries and appear to try to make some money with Google ads. Please let us know if you run into any scams. As usual, please donate to reputable organizations. Try to avoid organizations you never heard before.
The IRS offers a database of tax exempt charities here: http://www.irs.gov/charities/article/0,,id=96136,00.html
Johannes B. Ullrich Ph.D. , CTO SANS Internet Storm Center
Jun 13th 2008
1 decade ago