Putin’s billions connected via a single domain name

Russian hegemon & war criminal, Vladimir Putin, has been hiding his personal wealth rather well. Until now, that is, as Putin’s wealth of at least $4.5 billion dollars in palaces, vineyards, and yachts has been revealed through the help of a single domain name. According to investigative reporting by The Guardian, the digital trail of […]

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#Russian companies Yandex and Mail.ru removed from latest version of #Firefox

Two Russian internet companies have been removed by tech creators Mozilla that operate the Firefox browser. The latest update of Firefox, 98.1, removes Yandex and Mail.ru from the browser’s setup options, including the search engine selection. Yandex and Mail.ru have been removed as optional search providers in the drop-down search menu in Firefox. If you […]

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Ruble.com: A Tucows #domain asset in decline

Ruble, the Russian Federation’s national currency, existed since the 14th century but became a circulating coin in 1704. It was replaced by the Soviet ruble (Code SUR, 1917 – 1991) which was then replaced by the modern ruble (RUR) in 1993. In 1998, the ruble was swapped for a newer version, in an 1:1000 exchange […]

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#Vaccinate your PC with this anti-malware keyboard hack!

Cybercriminals from the Eastern European block mostly attack PCs running on the Windows OS. Both long-standing and zero day vulnerabilities make Windows a static target for the skilled yet malicious hackers that reside in Russia. Operating from predominantly Russian-speaking countries such as Russia, Ukraine, and former USSR “satellite” states such as Azerbaijan, Belarus, and Georgia, […]

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Igroutka.net : #UDRP over Russian stolen #domain fails to restore it

Aleksandr Danilchuk filed a UDRP to restore the status of his domain, igroutka.net, after it was allegedly stolen. Igroutka means “game duck” in Russian, and it’s a popular repository of free online games. According to the UDRP, between 2016 and 2019 Igroutka.net attracted more than 19,900,000 visitors, including more than 12,100,000 visitors in 2019. The […]

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Viral #domains : Russia’s Sputnik V is not a satellite but a Covid-19 #vaccine

Russia claims to have finalized a third approved vaccine effective against the Covid-19 virus. The race is on to create a massive response against the Coronavirus pandemic, and SPUTNIK V is the vaccine’s trade name. In Russia’s past, the Sputnik 1 and 2 were the world’s first two man-made satellites, and the Russian propaganda machine […]

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#Osteohondrosy : #Russian medical term #domain ends up in #UDRP after expiration

Domaining is alive and well in Russia, where the medical term domain, Osteohondrosy.net was registered at. Apparently, its medical services provider registrant failed to renew it; the new registrant used someone else’s information in the WHOIS. The term OSTEOHONDROSY is a common law mark used by the Complainant in this UDRP, and in particular for […]

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Nuke #Florida : #Putin speech leads to war-mongering #domain registrations

Russian president, Vladimir Putin, was showing off Russia’s latest arsenal additions – a speech meant for internal consumption, as elections are coming on March 18th. Still, the speech was clear: Russia wants to emphasize its traditional role as a superpower, and in that speech, Putin announced the availability of an “invincible missile” that can evade […]

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Google acquires Russian email provider, Gmail.RU

Google has reportedly acquired the domain Gmail.RU, a Russian email provider established in 2003. The domain was previously owned by the Russian development company Sema.ru, since February 11, 2003. Thus, Gmail.ru began its operations earlier than Google rolled out its popular email service, Gmail.com. WHOIS information for Gmail.RU currently depicts Google and Markmonitor. The transfer […]

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Yandex : Delete my information, says Russian billionaire

Russian billionaires are a dime a dozen in Russia, where connections to politicians matter a lot. Yevgeny Prigozhin is one of these Russian billionaires, and his allegedly close ties to Russia’s oligarch, Vladimir Putin, is something he wants to remove from search engine results. Prigozhin filed several lawsuits against Yandex, the primary Russian search engine, […]

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Former owner of SputnikNews.com had no idea about the buyer’s wealth!

SputnikNews.com, the newly launched web site about Russia, attracted global media attention after Russian news agency, RIA Novosti, announced its rebranding. We uncovered who the previous owner was, using DomainTools, and speculated on the selling price for the domain. A Russian publication unveiled today that the sale of SputninkNews.com by its owner, Ukrainian citizen Roman […]

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SputnikNews.com: From parked domain to Russian propaganda portal

For several years, the domain name SputnikNews.com remained parked; after changing hands a few times, it ended up in the possession of a Ukrainian, Roman Korneev. Korneev set up a web site aggregating news, such as the ones displayed on his other news portal, NewsAtNews.com. Most likely of Russian background like many Ukrainians, Korneev owns […]

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