The domain name Emerge.com has been confirmed as stolen, after its legitimate owner was contacted for further details. Eagle-eyed members of NamePros raised their concerns about the validity of statements regarding Emerge.com, in a domain evaluation thread. Someone claiming to have acquired Emerge.com for “less than $500” at a drop, used the domain hijacking method […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
NamePros locked down an appraisal thread for the domain Emerge.com, on suspicion of domain theft. The domain Emerge.com changed hands unexpectedly, less than a week ago, after EmergeTest.com, a domain controlling its Registrant and Admin accounts expired, and was re-registered. This is a classic example of domain hijacking, and the person who opened the appraisal […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The FBI is currently holding a press conference, announcing the indictment of Russian cybercriminals linked to the Yahoo! email breach in 2014. Four defendants were charged with a number of crimes, one of which was arrested in Canada. Said the FBI: “If you illegally target US citizens & American companies, you will be identified, pursued, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Renowned security expert, Brian Krebs, shared information on a massive phishing scheme targeting iPhone users. With the help of at least 146 domain names, the Russia-based criminal ring attempted to steal credentials from users whose iPhones had been stolen. “Victims of iPhone theft can use the Find My iPhone feature to remotely locate, lock or […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Nigeria’s Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has pulled the plug on DomainKing.NG, suspending its services. The Nigerian registrar with direct ties to India, has been the focus of an Indian police investigation, after its founders were arrested earlier this month. On top of fraud allegations, potential ties to support of terrorist activities are under investigation. After […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
DomainKing.NG, allegedly the top domain registrar in Nigeria, has failed to provide basic support to its Nigerian customers, for the past two weeks. Based in Punjab, India, two of DomainKing.NG’s officers were arrested earlier in February on a variety of charges. Pune City police arrested the DomainKing.NG founders on fraud charges, but the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domainking.NG, a self-styled domain registrar asserting to be Nigeria’s top choice, is in trouble; its founders were arrested by the Pune city police early in February, accused of a variety of charges. The company’s founders operated Domainking.NG from Punjab, in India, and the local police is now taking a “terrorist angle” to the charges. According […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain spam is a disease, and serial spammers are seeking new introduction lines, getting more creative. As there is no certification about domain brokerage, just a loose definition of activities performed by a middle-person, domain spammers are now taking advantage of that. A recent flow of domain spam now uses the term “small time domain […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It’s Valentine’s Day, and the FBI seized on the opportunity to inform love-stricken social media users about the proliferation of “romance scams” around this day. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that the criminals who carry out romance scams are experts at what they do. They spend hours honing their skills and sometimes keep journals […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
India’s Pune City Cyber Cell unit arrested several “fake website creators” known to be in possession of 40,000 domain names. In the document released by the police, there are references to “Hannu International Corp. Pvt. Ltd.” and “DomainKing.ng” – the latter as a pluralized typo. The fraudsters appear to have abused the name of the […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
After several months of quiet time, Chinese domain registrar Ename.com emerges once again as the registrar of choice for the transfer of a stolen domain name. The domain 6213.com was stolen very recently, and was transferred away from GoDaddy.com. Says its legitimate owner, who is based in Hong Kong: “I spent hours reading many articles […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain investors from China should perform a thorough change of passwords across their social media accounts without delay. Details of more than 1 billion accounts from large Chinese service providers have been packaged and are being resold on the so-called “Dark Web,” an underground group of sites operating on the Tor network. According to a […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.