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Security Research Names Hong Kong and China Most Dangerous Country Domains, Finland Safest

Recent security report suggests country code top-level domains '.hk' and '.cn' — belonging to Hong Kong and China respectively — are currently among the most dangers domain names.

As to why? Making the Hong Kong online registration process "more user-friendly" by allowing registration of several domains at one time as well as "buy-one, get-two domains," are partly blamed for the decline in security. As a consequence, "phishers usually registered eight or more domains at one time." Hong Kong last year began to tighten policies to rectify the situation.

Read full story: Network World

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Re: Security Research Names Hong Kong and China Most Dangerous Country Domains, Finland Safest By Suresh Ramasubramanian  –  Jun 06, 2008 10:28 am PDT

Replied to this in a separate circleid post - http://www.circleid.com/posts/hk_the_most_unsafe_domains/

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