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Auto parts company’s domain stolen and held for ransom

Thief stole Florida company’s domain and asked for 10 bitcoin ransom. A thief stole a domain name from an online auto parts company and demanded 10 bitcoin to get the domain name back. Florida company XPort Auto Parts, Inc. woke up in the middle of last month to find that its domain name XPortAutoParts.com had […]

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Avoiding stolen domains with Josh Reason – DNW Podcast #245

A cautionary tale about stolen domain names. Buying a stolen domain name can lead to a heap of legal trouble, not to mention losing a lot of money. In this episode, I chat with domain investor Josh Reason about a stolen domain name he almost bought. He explains the due diligence that raised several red […]

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Judge orders 864.com returned to prior registrant

864.com returned to prior owner after it was apparently stolen for a second time. A court has entered a default judgment (pdf) in an in rem lawsuit over stolen numeric domain names. It has ordered the domain names to be returned to their prior owners. The case involved 864.com, 00998.com, 00488.com, 0103.com, and 1148.com. The […]

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Feline.com, Jap.net and more stolen domains up for sale after victim’s accounts were hijacked

A large number of stolen premium domains are being offered for sale, after the legitimate owner’s accounts were hijacked. As reported on NamePros, the following domain names are currently stolen: Feline.com Jap.net CAD.org Striver.com Practice.net CyberLaws.com NetworkRepair.com EJ9.com How.info Infest.org BreathTaking.com Require.com Veut.com BBNY.com UHHM.com HIHK.com DKHK.com LUXR.com HYSM.com UGNK.com UKBA.com JSSL.com The WHOIS of […]

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Corporate crime : Domain stolen by former employee, at GoDaddy

Corporate crime by active or former employees often involves domains; in a new case involving GoDaddy as the registrar, a company’s former employee allegedly hijacked its domain name. Someone using the alias “NetSkopos” reported the following at the GoDaddy community forum: We had a now former employee seek out and discover our GoDaddy account info […]

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