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WHD.China : Web hosting and cloud event in Beijing, China

China‘s tech sector is booming, and with that comes increased appetite for web hosting and cloud services. Facing strict government regulations and a sandboxed environment, the Chinese are eager to use services that Westerners take for granted. Web Hosting Days is having a one day event in Beijing, China, on May 23rd, at the Hotel […]

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Non-COM domain sightings : VegasAccident.law delivered

Domain investor, Bruce Marler, spends a lot of time in Las Vegas; it’s not an accident he owns Condo.Vegas, after all. In one of his recent trips, he captured yet another new gTLD “in the wild.” As you may know, we keep track of such “non-com sightings” of domains in the wild – this time […]

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WannaCry malware cybercriminals made more than $6,300 in BTC so far

The cybercriminals behind the WannaCry ransomware attack have already made a small fortune in Bitcoin. Once security analysts reverse-engineered the WannaCry code, the following Bitcoin address was revealed: 115p7UMMngoj1pMvkpHijcRdfJNXj6LrLn So far, that address has received 30 payments from victims whose computer files were encrypted, and succumbed to this type of digital blackmail. According to Blockchain.info, […]

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A domain gift for all mothers from Uniregistry

Sponsored by Uniregistry * It’s Mother’s Day in north America, and many other countries of the world tomorrow. While most mothers appreciate flowers, cards, and a nice meal out with family, there’s always the option for a digital gift as well. Uniregistry points that out in an email sent out to its customers, offering dot […]

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WannaCry : iuqerfsodp9ifjaposdfjhgosurijfaewrwergwea.com registration possibly saved lives

The registration of the “garbage” domain iuqerfsodp9ifjaposdfjhgosurijfaewrwergwea.com quite possibly saved lives, after a botnet attack spreading malware, targeted a variety of healthcare facilities, seeking ransom. Named WannaCry, the malware infects vulnerable Windows machines, encrypts their content and then demands $300 dollars in Bitcoin in order to decrypt the files. Inside the malware was hard-coded the […]

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