Top 5 from GreatDomains : Sedo auctions for July are now live

Top 5 from GreatDomains : Sedo auctions for July are now live

July 20, 2017 · SPECIAL REPORT

Sedo Sponsored by Sedo* The GreatDomains auction for the month of July is on; Sedo has been running these monthly domain auctions of quality inventory. July’s domain list contains 43 domains currently – we aren’t sure if the number will increase. For now, here’s our choice of... [Read more]

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Domain security : DomainTools rolls out Threat Profile in beta

Domain News: July 26, 2017 - 6:44 pmdomain-news

DomainTools is rolling out Threat Profile, a new security tool that identifies domains that can be used for phishing, malware or spam campaigns – before that happens! This type of “Minority Report” utilizes heuristic algorithms...

KZRA.com : Formerly stolen domain has been recovered

Domain News: July 26, 2017 - 3:54 pmdomain-crime

KZRA.com has been recovered. KZRA.com was stolen a few days ago, and the domain has been recovered – but not thanks to any registrar activity. Although NameSilo, the current registrar, has been in touch with GoDaddy, the losing registrar,...

Cyber-extortion and ransomware : Verisign publishes white paper

Domain News: July 26, 2017 - 11:25 amdomain-news

Verisign and its security division has published a white paper on ransomware and cyber-extortion, a prevalent source of Internet crime. The 12-page ebook covers the aspects of ransomware activity, a “nightmare scenario” and...

Alexa Raad of Architelos moves to Farsight Security as COO

Domain News: July 26, 2017 - 10:56 amdomain-news

Alexa Raad, COO of Farshight Security. Alexa Raad, founder of now defunct Architelos, has been appointed to Farsight Security as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO.) According to the company announcement, Ms. Raad is a “tech entrepreneur...

ZML.com : Domain seized by ICE contains video about counterfeit goods

Domain News: July 26, 2017 - 10:42 amdomain-news

ZML.com ZML.com, a premium “Chinese letters” LLL .com domain is in the hands of Homeland Security Investigations (ICE). The domain was seized in 2010, long before the Chinese mania for domains without vowels or the letter “V”...

Marketo.com : Marketo domain was renewed by non-owner at Network Solutions!

Domain News: July 26, 2017 - 12:20 amdomain-news

Marketo.com is the domain of global application creators Marketo, and they let that domain lapse. On July 23rd the domain expired, taking the web site and its related content offline. Realizing what had happened, self-professed computer...

Untied.com : Lawsuit by United Airlines delivers blow to exposé web site

Domain News: July 25, 2017 - 5:44 pmdomain-news

Untied.com is a Canadian web site and an anagram of United; for that purpose, it provides information about nefarious activities related to the airline. For almost 20 years, Untied.com has collected and shared complaints about United Airlines...

Nvidia GTX 970 settlement : Your check’s in the mail

Domain News: July 25, 2017 - 2:24 pmdomain-news

Almost a year passed since graphics card giant, Nvidia, settled a class action lawsuit against its GTX 970 product. The company reached an agreement with the class late last year, and the judge awarded damages to the class. Distribution...

Health portal WebMD to be sold for $2.8 billion dollars

Domain News: July 25, 2017 - 11:49 amdomain-news

Health information portal, WebMD, has agreed to a sale of its assets, valued at $2.8 billion dollars. Private equity firm, KRR, will be paying a 20.% premium on the WebMD stock price. The sale will take WebMD, which had an IPO in 2005,...

Dot .Study catapults to the top of “The World’s Most Abused TLDs” for July

Domain News: July 24, 2017 - 4:47 pmdomain-news

Malware activity monitor, SpamHaus, tracks the number of bad domains spewing out spam, for every TLD. It then calculates a “badness ratio,” based on the number of registered domains among the domains seen, and it ranks the TLDs,...

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