A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks

A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks

The U.S. government — along with a number of leading security companies — recently warned about a series of highly complex and widespread attacks that allowed suspected Iranian hackers to siphon huge ...
Bad .Men at .Work. Please Don’t .Click

Bad .Men at .Work. Please Don’t .Click

Web site names ending in new top-level domains (TLDs) like .men, .work and .click are some of the riskiest and spammy-est on the Internet, according to experts who track such concentrations of ...
ICANN Files Lawsuit to Clarify WHOIS Data Collection Under GDPR

ICANN Files Lawsuit to Clarify WHOIS Data Collection Under GDPR

ICANN filed a lawsuit in which it asks a German court for assistance in interpreting GDPR as it relates to WHOIS data collection. On 25 May, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names ...
Security Trade-Offs in the New EU Privacy Law

Security Trade-Offs in the New EU Privacy Law

On two occasions this past year I’ve published stories here warning about the prospect that new European privacy regulations could result in more spams and scams ending up in your inbox. This ...
ICANN Still Working on Interim Compliance Model for GDPR

ICANN Still Working on Interim Compliance Model for GDPR

The Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is still in the process of developing an interim compliance model to address concerns surrounding GDPR. In an earlier blog post, I mentioned ...
Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Security researchers who rely on data included in Web site domain name records to combat spammers and scammers will likely lose access to that information for at least six months starting at ...
New EU Privacy Law May Weaken Security

New EU Privacy Law May Weaken Security

Companies around the globe are scrambling to comply with new European privacy regulations that take effect a little more than three months from now. But many security experts are worried that the ...