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People are registering cryptocurrency domain names in droves

.Com is a hot cryptocurrency. Verisign released its list of top trending words in .com domain name registrations last month. Usually, there are a few related terms in the list. But for last month, they’re almost all related. 9 of the top ten trending keywords are related to cryptocurrency: 1. Coin 2. Crypto 3. Bit […]

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Homograph IDN domain phishing attack steals Ethereum tokens

A phishing attack targeting users of MyEtherWallet.com used an IDN “homograph” domain to facilitate an Ethereum theft. The IDN domain used a letter “t” that belongs to a different character set, which is visually identical to the Latin character, except for a distinguishing line or dot underneath it. Registered just a few days ago, the […]

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Ethereum trademark leads to cryptocurrency domain loss via UDRP

If you’re investing in crypto-domains, think again when registering “Ethereum” keywords: it’s a trademark. Swiss company Stiftung Ethereum (Foundation Ethereum) owns a registered trademark with the USPTO in the US for ETHEREUM, and for the following classes: IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: Computer software platforms for developing, building, and […]

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Ethereum : easyDNS sets world first with crypto-payments

Domain registrar and DNS services provider, easyDNS, has started accepting payments made in Ethereum, the second most popular cryptocurrency after Bitcoin. Here’s the statement that was issued earlier today: “We’re happy to announce that as of this morning we’ve added ethereum as a payment method on easyDNS. To our knowledge, we are the first and only ICANN […]

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