#Security expert Brian Krebs rips #ICANN in #GDPR report covering #WHOIS

Investigative journalist, Brian Krebs, covers the onslaught of GDPR and how it will complicate his security research, and that of others. In an article, titled “Security Trade-Offs in the New EU Privacy Law,” Mr. Krebs debunks a series of myths and misconceptions about GDPR and in the process, it rips ICANN a new hole. […] […]

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#IDN checker tool : When #Canada is a #domain in Russia

CA Technologies, the company that operates from ca.com are definitely proud of their short, two letter domain. But what about the domain са.com ? A new article about punycode and IDN domains at Krebs on Security,  describes how Alex Holden, founder of Milwaukee-based Hold Security Inc. is experimenting with how web browsers handle these domains. The […]

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#Cybercriminals used .US, .COM #domain names in #IRS refund scam

An elaborate scam used the domain DebtCredit.US to generate thousands of dollars in unlawful IRS refunds, then used a phony debt collection agency to seek their “return.” According to Krebs On Security, the method that these cybercriminals use, works like this: Identity thieves who specialize in tax refund fraud have been busy of late hacking […]

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Krebs on Security : Russian servers hosted domains used to phish for iPhone info

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 […]

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Chipotle HR : Corporate jobs domain was never owned by the company!

When you are a rather large employer in the food industry, you’d better take care of your domain assets. In the case of Chipotle, they never owned the domain ChipotleHR.com. And yet, the domain was extensively used by the company, to communicate with potential job applicants. The company was even pointing people interested in getting […]

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