Half a million #domains at #GoDaddy were exposed to #DNS vulnerability

A serious vulnerability in the way DNS records are created, left more than 500,000 expired domains at GoDaddy in the hands of cybercriminals. While this was not a GoDaddy-specific issue, the ability to create free DNS records at GoDaddy, literally cost nothing to the perpetrators. Expired domains with nameservers under domaincontrol.com, the domain for GoDaddy’s […]

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GoDaddy blocks DNS queries to thousands of high-volume domains

This isn’t about WHOIS queries; something that the biggest domain registrar in the world, GoDaddy, is known to do for several years now. The newest issue appears to be complete DNS blackouts for domains that exceed a particular DNS query volume. In other words, your ultra busy web site might actually be facing shutdowns to […]

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