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Report on Domain Name Registry Efforts to Curb Abuse

Cybercriminals worldwide are amassing domain names to keep their botnet and phishing operations a step ahead of authorities.To obscure their tracks, the criminals register the domain names using phony information, pay with stolen credit cards and hack into legitimate domain-name accounts. Adding to the problem of domain-name abuse, some rogue registrars often look the other way as the money rolls in.

Read full story: Network World

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

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