’20 percent of new domain names are malicious’
Research by Akamai indicates that 20 percent of all domain names registered in the past six months (79 million) were created for malicious purposes. Akamai claims that its security software is able to identify malicious domain names within minutes.
Most cybercriminals depend on domain names. Or... Read more
European Commission opens bidding for the .eu Registry
The EC has issued a call for tenders for .eu, one of the largest country-specific Top Level Domains in the world
The EC’s Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technologies last week announced the tender process for a five-year contract to oversee its 3.6 million domain n... Read more
Hackers break into the administrator of large Greek domain names
ICS-Forth, an organisation that manages large Greek domain names, has been the victim of a hack. The hackers behind the attack belong to a group that Cisco Talos described in April: Sea Turtle.
ICS-Forth admitted the security incident in e-mails that it sent to domain owners on 19 April, according t... Read more