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CIRA Launches Strategy to Block Conficker Worm from Canada's .ca Domain

The group that manages Canada's .ca internet domain is working to foil an internet worm set to attack starting April Fool's Day.

"We're going to do everything possible to make this extremely inhospitable terrain for any worm, this one in particular," said Byron Holland, CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, a non-profit organization that represents those who hold a .ca domain…

Read full story: CBC News

Related topics: Cyberattack, Cybercrime, Domain Names, Registry Services, Malware, Security, Top-Level Domains

 
   
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