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Namecheap introduces Registry Lock and other security options

Domain Vault provides more security for domains, including an option for Verisign Registry Lock. Domain name registrar Namecheap has released Domain Vault, a new product to protect high-value domain names. The Titanium version of the product uses Verisign Registry Lock for .com and .net domains. Registry Lock requires manual verification and authentication between trusted employees […]

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Hey crypto companies: you NEED to use Registry Lock

Registry Lock would have likely prevented two recent crypto attacks. Companies that deal with cryptocurrencies are effectively financial institutions, and they need to take extra precautions to prevent domain hijacking. Last week, SpiritSwap said that a hacker had “managed to exploit GoDaddy, essentially they have hijacked our domain and copied our codebase” to trick users […]

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GoDaddy breach is latest reminder to use registry lock

Websites that handle financial transactions should add Registry Lock to their domains. Brian Krebs wrote this weekend about a recent attack on cryptocurrency services via the domain name registrar GoDaddy. In at least two cases, it appears that attackers were able to either transfer a domain to another account and modify its nameservers or otherwise […]

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