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Top domain name stories from September (no surprise!)

Epik was the top news story last month after the registrar was hacked. Guess what the top story on Domain Name Wire was last month? And the second? Third? Fourth… Yes, they were all about Epik. Here are the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews. 1. The Epik Hack – […]

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Researchers digging into the #Epik domains

As the Epik data leak incident enters its second week, many security experts and investigative journalists are peeking into the data. Domain sales that apparently took place with the assistance of Epik as the handling escrow appear to include ultra-val...
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Epik data leak appears to reveal domain sales

Ten days have passed since a massive data leak was speculated upon at Epik; the domain services company confirmed a variety of personal information that was leaked and has communicated a first line of response to its customers. Even if the databases le...
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Takeaways from the Epik hack call

A call that starts with a discussion about the Epik hack covers lots of ground and sometimes goes off the rails. Here are some of my takeaways. On Thursday, September 16, Epik CEO Rob Monster held a live meeting on his platform PrayerMeeting.com in the wake of the hack of his company. Nearly four hours […]

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Epik breach: credit card woes, Whois data

Credit card exposure from breach could have a major impact on customers. I’ve been writing a lot about the Epik security breach, and you can expect to hear a lot more in the coming weeks as more details come out. Yesterday, I published an email from Epik stating that it might be worth taking precautionary […]

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Epik hack: what we know & what you should do

What customers and other registrars should do to protect themselves until we know more. Domain name registrar Epik was hacked this week, and the hackers published reams of data online. A group saying it’s aligned with the hacker collective Anonymous posted a release about the hack earlier this week. It says that the reason for […]

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