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soldieroffortune.com

Soldier Of Fortune: A notable name for any mercenary brands out there. Keywords:  soldiers, recruits, military, army, fortune, mercenary, rebels, rich, lucky, blessed, fortunate

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ICANN’s new conferencing software has a webcam security bug

ICANN can’t catch a break when it comes to remote participation security, it seems. Having just recently made the community-wide switch away from Adobe Connect to Zoom, partly for security reasons, now Zoom has been hit by what many consider to be a critical zero-day vulnerability. Zoom (which, irrelevantly, uses a .us domain) pushed out […]

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Airline hit with $230 million GDPR fine

British Airways is to be fined £183.39 million ($230 million) over a customer data breach last year, by far the biggest penalty to be handed out under the General Data Protection Regulation to date. This story is not directly related to the domain name industry, but it does demonstrate that European data protection authorities are […]

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#Hacker group claims to have defaced a #GoDaddy server

A hacker group shared captures of a GoDaddy server, a few hours ago, claiming dibs to its defacement. The attack involved the subdomain pwsgallery.godaddy.com which has now been taken offline. According to cached information from Google, PWS Gallery appears to be a demonstration of content created for GoDaddy customers. While www.pwsgallery.com is currently offline, videos.pwsgallery.com […]

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Governments demand Whois reopened within a year

ICANN’s government advisers wants cops, trademark owners and others to get access to private Whois data in under a year from now. The Governmental Advisory Committee wants to see “considerable and demonstrable progress, if not completion” of the so-called “unified access model” for Whois by ICANN66 in Montreal, a meeting due to kick off November […]

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#Bodybuilding .com : Data breach leads to password reset

One of the world’s biggest online fitness stores, Bodybuilding.com, announced that a breach of its systems compromised personal user data. A phishing attack targeting its staff in July 2018, led to the subsequent exposure of its servers to hackers. Registered in 1999, Bodybuilding.com claims to receive 35 million unique visitors per month, with well over […]

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ICANN got hacked by crypto bots

ICANN had to take down its community wiki for several hours last week after it got hacked by crypto-currency miners. The bad guys got in via one of two “critical” vulnerabilities in Confluence, the wiki software that ICANN licences from Atlassian Systems, which ICANN had not yet patched. ICANN’s techies noticed the wiki, which is […]

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blocklightning.com

Block Lightning: A hyper fast name that spreads like wildfire. Keywords:  blocks, blocking, blockchain, stop, halt, connections, bolts, lightning, sizzling, crackling, lights, zippy

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nevixo.com

A strong, definitive take on the word ‘never’ that suggests reliable security and protection. Keywords:  abstract, general, generic, versatile, diverse, flexible, adaptable, brandable, never

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Alex Stamos on #domain WHOIS and Michael Cohen : European push for #GDPR enables criminal activity

Security expert, Alex Stamos, worked for Yahoo! and Facebook at managerial positions; he’s currently at Stanford as an Adjunct Professor at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute. Under the light of Michael Cohen’s testimony at the Congress, Mr. Stamos pointed out that the domain ShouldTrumpRun.com was under the control of a “Michael Cohen” with a NYC address in […]

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