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Lawsuit alleges CEOs.com, xus.com and other domains are stolen

Man alleges that eight domains were stolen from his domain registrar account. A California man says that CEOs.com, xus.com, and six other domain names were stolen from his Network Solutions account. Aiping (“Alan”) Wei, Ph.D., filed an in rem lawsuit (pdf) in Virginia on Friday to try to recover the two valuable domain names along […]

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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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Grand Theft Domain Name – DNW Podcast #303

Kieren McCarthy discusses the astonishing story of the theft of the world’s most valuable domain name. When Sex .com was stolen in the 90s, it was most likely the most valuable domain name in the world. And it wasn’t just a routine domain theft like what occurs today. What transpired involved a lifelong conman, an […]

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Tobacco.com has been stolen

The domain name Tobacco.com has been reported as stolen, and the current registrant is not the legitimate owner, Mr. Michael Fischer. Tobacco.com was unlawfully transferred away from its previous registrar, Network Solutions. The transfer to GoDaddy oc...
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