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Chinese domain market report : We didn’t hack the FDIC

Chinese hackers are allegedly targeting US corporations and even the FDIC. According to a report filed by a US congressional committee, China is behind hacking attacks against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Naturally, Chinese officials opposed to and denied such allegations, stating: “We have repeatedly said that whoever puts forward […]

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Domain Cybercrime: Who is trying to hack DomainGang ?

With more than 2.8 million pageviews and 1.8 million unique visitors in the five years since our launch, DomainGang serves domain news and related content to almost every nation around the world. Having installed Google Analytics from the very beginning, we obtain dependable data about our traffic and content reach. And yet, despite all this […]

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Cache of formerly stolen domains was returned to owner: 495.com, C5.net and more

Three times today we announced the return of stolen domain names to their lawful owners. First, ShadesDaddy.com was returned to its business owner, after Verisign took urgent steps to yank the domain from the clutch of domain registrar, Ename. Then, EXF.com was announced as no longer stolen, three months after it was taken away to […]

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Alert: Several valuable domains have been stolen from eNom accounts

Several premium numeric and three letter .com domains have been stolen from eNom accounts, and were moved to GoDaddy. According to their owner, when these domains were acquired in the past, they were assigned individual passwords via the access.enom.com reseller portal. Somehow, a Chinese domain thief managed to guess those allegedly ‘easy‘ passwords and transferred […]

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Caution: GoDaddy and eNom phishing sites used in domain hijack attempts

If you’ve been following our extensive coverage on domain theft, it’s been rampant this year, primarily thanks to a new silly requirement by ICANN to verify email addresses, as of January 1st, 2014. That requirement has led to a barrage of domain theft incidents, primarily via the use of phishing emails that take unsuspected domain […]

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Cache of domains stolen from an eNom account

Yet another domain theft was unveiled: A group of domains that were pushed away from an eNom customer’s account, were then transferred out to GoDaddy. Despite the Chinese owner’s proof of ownership and other provided details about how these left his account, eNom deemed the transfers to be “legitimate” and has not acted upon requesting […]

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Update: Stolen domain Lightly.com has been RECOVERED!

We reported and covered exclusively the saga of the stolen domain, Lightly.com for almost 3 months. The domain was stolen from its legitimate owner in early June of this year. The brazen thieves from China hijacked Lightly.com away from GoDaddy, using a phishing email and moved it to the Chinese domain registrar, Ename. After listing […]

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Chinese Papa John’s stole domain passwords!

Nick Ghuppo is a long-time fan of Papa John’s pizza. The 320-lbs domainer from New Jersey loves the quality crust and the tasty ingredients of the Papa John’s pizza, and finds them better tasting than Domino’s and Little Caesar’s. During the long hours of domaining, when he registers domains or peruses drop-catching services to further […]

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