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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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Lawsuit alleges 330.com is a stolen domain name

Lawsuit alleges domain was stolen last year. A Chinese man has filed a lawsuit (pdf) alleging that someone stole the domain name 330.com from him. Dong Huang filed an in rem lawsuit against 330.com in U.S. District Court in Virginia yesterday. He says he acquired the domain on November 6, 2018, as an investment. According […]

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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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