13 Lebanese Hezbollah domains were seized

The US Justice Department announced the seizure of 13 domain names used by Specially Designated Nationals (SNDs), Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs), and their members associated with the Lebanese Hezbollah. Here is the breakdown of the domains involved in this seizure: Five domains managed by the Public Interest Registry (PIR) – moqawama.org, almanarnews.org, manarnews.org, almanar-tv.org, […]

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The FBI & Ukrainian Cyberpolice seized #domains of unlicensed #crypto exchanges

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Ukrainian law enforcement have seized the domains of nine digital currency exchanges, which were allegedly aiding cybercriminals. In a coordinated effort, the FBI’s Detroit Field Office and the National (Cyber)Police of Ukraine obtained court authorization to shut down the websites of these virtual currency exchange services […]

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Operation Royal Flush: Feds seize cache of malicious domains

US authorities have seized a group of domain names linked to illegal and malicious activities. Operation Royal Flush is the name of the latest domain seizure operated by the department of Homeland Security Investigations, in accordance with a seizure warrant issued by the US Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Judging from the domains […]

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Silicon Valley Bank crash triggered onslaught of domain registrations

The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB,) a commercial bank headquartered in Santa Clara, California, has caused plenty of market instability. SVB was the 16th-largest bank in the United States when it collapsed on March 10th, ending 40 years of banking activities. On March 13, 2023, the FDIC transferred all deposits—both insured and uninsured—and substantially […]

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Latest GoDaddy hacking incident part of “multi-year campaign”

GoDaddy announced that a recent hacking incident that targeted its cPanel hosting servers is part of a “multi-year campaign” against the company. The announcement provided details about the latest incident that took place in December 2022, targeting the services available to hosting users. During the incident, an “unauthorized third party” installed malware and proceeded to […]

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Stolen domains: Fey.com, DRP.com, Still.com

The domain names Fey.com, DRP.com, and Still.com have one thing or two in common. For starters, all 3 domains are registered at Network Solutions, using WHOIS privacy. They are premium and aged, as they were registered in the mid 1990s. One more thing in common is that they have been reported as stolen, by two […]

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Warning: W3.com, PL.com, AAO.com are stolen domain names

A group of short, premium domain names, has been reported as stolen. The stash includes PL3.com, W3.com, AAO.com and several others. The theft occurred in late December with the domains being moved unlawfully away from the owner’s account to Namecheap.com. The following domain names are currently stolen from domain investor Gregg Ostrick‘s account: PL.com W3.com […]

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Domains seized, arrests made: Boot stresser crimes terminated by the FBI

A group of six individuals were charged with computer crimes related to their alleged ownership of services facilitating Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. These services provided “for hire” attacks on demand to anyone willing to pay money to perform electronic warfare on internet destinations and web sites. Each defendant allegedly operated at least one […]

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Football domains: Homeland Security Investigations seized IP pirates’ assets

Pirating football (soccer) and other sports channel live-streaming or recorded content is a favorite target of IP pirates. Many such web sites suck up content from official, pay-for sources, then stream it online. The benefit: massive traffic, that can be monetized using a variety of PPC and other ad providers. But that comes to an […]

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FBI seizes 17 domain names in defrauding scheme

The FBI and US Postal Inspection Service have seized 17 domains that were part of a defrauding scheme. US law enforcement has investigated the activity of the scammers since February 2021, after the FBI’s IC3 (Internet Crime Complaint Center) received 64 complaints about the scammers. The domains now display a warning by the US authorities: […]

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Fake US Post Office SMS: Phishing campaign uses .US #domain names

A new phishing campaign utilizes SMS messages, sent from scammers that want you to believe there’s a problem with a package delivery. The SMS message states more or less the following: [Postal Service] Your package is on hold due to incomplete address information. Modify your address to ensure delivery per schedule. Visit [domain removed] The […]

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FactoryHandbag.com: ICE seized long tail domain due to infringement

Generic, exact match domains are often called “long tail” domains due to their length. In the case of FactoryHandbag.com, the domain is an exact match .com of “factory handbag” and that’s intentional. Google is generous towards such exact match domains, especially when the search volume is high. With proper promotions and social media exposure, such […]

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