Domain theft: One more domain stolen at Moniker is returned to rightful owner

In the aftermath of the mass breach of domainer accounts at Moniker, some things are improving. There have been several occasions that domains were returned, with the assistance of Moniker as the losing registrar. Sometimes, the effort of the domain owners makes a difference, as in the case of Future Media Architects that temporarily lost […]

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Update: Several stolen FMA domains, others, returned to lawful owners

The recent security breach at Moniker resulted in the theft, direct or indirect, of several premium domains from their owners; several were stolen from the portfolio of Future Media Architects. Moniker has been working on reclaiming these domains, first handling transfers that occurred internally; the domain Busy.com was the first one to be reclaimed and […]

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Moniker hack aftermath: GoDaddy returns stolen domains to their owner

Several valuable numeric dot .com domains and an LLL .com have been returned to their legitimate owner, at GoDaddy. Following a report that asked for the non-disclosure of the domains involved, we verified that the theft of domains at GoDaddy has been reversed. The theft was linked to the recently exposed Moniker breach, from the […]

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Moniker ‘patient zero’ warned registrar on security breach in late August

A former Moniker customer’s rage over the recently exploited security breach, is off the charts. He has reason to believe that his account, presumably containing valuable domains, was the first one to be targeted in late August by hackers originating from Egypt and Lebanon, who created sub-accounts. Despite warning Moniker about the issue, he was […]

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