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Are your #domain names safe at #GoDaddy after the hacking incident?

Yesterday, GoDaddy shared details of a hacking incident that affected 1.2 million managed WordPress accounts. The data breach was discovered on November 17 but it seems the incident took place approximately 70 days earlier. The cybercriminals used a compromised password to gain access to the GoDaddy managed WordPress hosting environment, which gave them access to […]

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Malicious domains: .xyz, .icu, .ru, follow .com as worst actors overall

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks took a deep dive into the TLDs commonly used by threat actors and why they are being chosen. The categories picked for analysis are malware, phishing, command and control (C2), and grayware: adware, “joke malware,” spyware. Palo Alto Networks analyzed domains categorized by their Advanced URL Filtering service, and that […]

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Xecuter.com and 10 more #domains seized by the USDOJ

Registered in 2002, the aged domain Xecuter.com and at least 10 more domains used by a software pirate team, Team-Xecuter , have been seized, finally. The WHOIS of these domains shows that the DNS has been changed to ns1/ns2.SeizedServers.com. The US Department of Justice has added images on these web sites detailing the crimes committed […]

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Squid Game: #Crypto scammers used dot .Cash #domain name

Scammers that launched a cryptocurrency called SQUID have pulled the rug, cashing out on a $2 million+ dollar valuation. By moving all the funds out, the cybercriminals behind the digital currency allegedly inspired by the Netflix hit, Squid Game, sent the currency’s valuation to $0. The scammers behind the scheme used the freshly registered domain […]

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Walmart-Corp.com: A #domain spoofing Walmart was used to pump #Litecoin

A fake Walmart domain was used to send out a press release alleging a cooperation between the retail giant and Litecoin’s creators. The news was supported by a press release sent out by Walmart-Corp.com, a domain registered with NameCheap on August 17, 2021. End result: Litecoin jumped from $174 dollars to $237.88 dollars per coin […]

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Lost in #OpenSea: Fake NFT platform #domain cost victim thousands of dollars

A fake OpenSea domain was used in a phishing attack, costing thousands of dollars to at least one victim. Using the IDN domain xn--opensa-7ua.com, the scammers stole approximately $70,000 dollars in Ethereum from one account. Registered at NameCheap, the domain resolved to an active web site mimicking OpenSea. The IDN displays as openséa .com in […]

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US Federal authorities seized fake #Walmart pharmacy domain

US Federal authorities have seized a fake Walmart pharmacy domain, that was used to steal people’s personal information, all while promoting for sale unapproved and experimental drugs to fight Covid-19. The domain, PharmacyWalmart.com, was hosted on Russian servers, and their support number was manned by people in India. Registered in 2019 with a Russian registrar, […]

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Warning: Tilt.com is currently a stolen #domain name

The domain name Tilt.com has been stolen from its legitimate owners, and is currently in the possession of the Greenberg & Lieberman law firm. The thief appears to be from Montenegro; the sale to domain investor, James Booth, was halted once information emerged about the status of Tilt.com. James delivered the domain to Greenberg & […]

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Cyberthreats: #InterNetX publishes ebook on how to protect from cybercriminals

By 2025, damage due to cybercrime is projected to reach $10.5 trillion dollars per year. Victims of cybercriminals are not only multinational companies but also individuals, public and private organizations at all levels. InterNetX, our kind sponsor, has published a new, 41-page ebook describing the 15 most common cyberattacks that explains how you can protect […]

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#Slilpp domains were seized by the US Federal authorities

The US Federal authorities have seized several Slilpp domains that were used by a criminal group selling stolen credentials of thousands of platforms. The US Department of Justice announced that Slilpp marketplace listings offered more than 80 million user credentials, harvested from more than 1,400 service providers broken into by hackers. By seizing the Slilpp […]

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Matt Tolle : Attempt to steal my domains at NetSol last December

Matt Tolle is the owner of Night.com and a few other domains that were targeted by cybercriminals recently. Last December, there was an attempt to steal Night.com and others from his NetSol account. Mr. Tolle operates MattTolle.com and the cybercriminal registered MattToiie.com to trick the NetSol support personnel. MattToiie.com looks like MattToIIe.com when the double […]

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Night.com, Same.com : Stolen domain sale halted at NamePros

A fresh NamePros member has attempted to auction off several premium domains that he controls without their registrants’ knowledge. The auction that alerted the NamePros moderators was that of Night.com, that had a bid of $3,000. The seller rushed to close the deal after that first bid but NamePros moderators nullified it. In further exchanges […]

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