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Secure domain registrar : Cloudflare aims at the $5k per month crowd

Large corporations protect their online assets with several layers of defense against attackers. DNS spoofing, DDoS attacks, domain name hijacking and other types of cybercrime put corporate domains and web sites of high value at imminent risk. Cloudflare is an online systems provider that for several years has been keeping attackers at a distance. They […]

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Domaining 2014: Uniregistry and the birth of the modern, secure domain registrar

As we’re wrapping up the current year in domaining, the single most important element of any domain registration is its security. Domain names can be valued at millions of dollars, but for the average Joe Domainer every single domain has a priceless tag. Registrars that fail to secure their clients’ assets end up losing face […]

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Uniregistry wins battle of finger-pointing among domain registrars in See.com case

When See.com got stolen for the first time, it was in the mid-2000’s; an Iranian hacker known for his social engineering skills infiltrated Network Solutions and gained control of it, temporarily. That time around, See.com owner, Mike Loucks, involved legal motions from his immediate family that are law professionals. In the recent escapade that involved […]

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Show your Uniregistry pride: Domaining.com moved to the best new domain registrar!

If you’ve got it, flaunt it, they say – and Francois of Domaining.com fame definitely shows it off. 😀 We’re talking about Uniregistry, of course, the domain registrar currently managing Domaining.com, one of the many hot projects by the French entrepreneur. After years of keeping the domain at Moniker and then Gandi, Francois moved Domaining.com […]

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Extreme security: Frank Schilling locked out of Uniregistry

When it comes down to security, domain registrars must implement the latest and greatest protocols, or risk being humiliated like Moniker. In a case of extreme security at Uniregistry, founder and CEO Frank Schilling was temporarily locked out of the main building, in Playa Vista, California. “It was embarrassing really, I waved, then knocked on […]

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Hackers hijacked Register.com domains via …fax!

The web sites of two antivirus companies, ESET and BitDefender, were redirected during the weekend, after Palestinian hackers took control of their DNS. Using  a method reminiscent of the recent Melbourne IT fiasco, the hackers convinced Register.com – domain registrar of eset.com and bitdefender.com – to alter the DNS records of the domains. What makes […]

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