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Unstoppable Domains joins GlobalBlock for enhanced brand protection
6 days ago
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data protection
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web development
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cybersecurity
The Brand Safety Alliance's new GlobalBlock service will include Unstoppable Domains to extend domain blocking protections, countering brand impersonation and IP hijacking on Web3 extensions.
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Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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email security
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breach prevention
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web development
Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
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Protecting your business with your domain name
Mon, 3rd Oct 2022
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web development
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domain names
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voyager internet
It’s one of the most fundamental aspects of any business - large or small - but once it’s set up, it’s often never given a second thought.
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Secureworks CTU uncovers new information about DarkTortilla malware
Thu, 18th Aug 2022
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malware
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
DarkTortilla malware has been active since 2015, delivering popular info stealers and RATs, and now emerging with Cobalt Strike and Metasploit.
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Bitdefender identifies 192 active ransomware families worldwide
Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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web development
Bitdefender says the most prevalent of the 192 active ransomware families was WannaCry, which accounted for 42% of detections.
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Launch of direct .au domain extension an opportunity for entrepreneurs
Wed, 16th Mar 2022
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web development
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domain names
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smb
The launch of the .au domain comes as Australian businesses cite local competition as their second-biggest challenge in 2022 after the pandemic.
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Website spoofing: What to know about counterfeit domain names to keep from getting scammed
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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web development
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cybersecurity
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ssl
Have you ever visited the website of a well-established brand but something about it didn't seem right? That may not have been the brand's website at all.
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Katana announces expansion and release on DIA marketplace
Thu, 27th Jan 2022
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cloud services
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web development
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domain names
Katana releases managed DMARC implementation service on Department of Internal Affairs Marketplace, giving government organisations access to email protection.
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Bayesian optimisation: What it is, and how it can improve modelling
Tue, 27th Jul 2021
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web development
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domain names
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development
Originally used to break free from the grid, Bayesian optimisation efficiently uncovers the global maxima of a black-box function in a defined parameter space.
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Massive WHO scam busted - 'DarkPath Scammers' group suspected
Thu, 6th May 2021
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email security
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phishing
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web development
The scam campaign comprised a network of 134 websites that attempted to lure people in by asking them to take a survey for a monetary reward.
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Aruba S.p.A offers premium domains to partner network
Wed, 13th May 2020
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partner programmes
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web development
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development
Aruba S.p.A has made over 100,000 premium domain names available for immediate purchase through a new pricing structure to empower its partner network.
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InternetNZ reports boom in demand for .nz domain names
Thu, 30th Apr 2020
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web development
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vodafone
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internetnz
NZ lockdown spurs record .nz domain use; govt sites soar by 40%.
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Phishing cases explode as attackers prey on coronavirus fears
Mon, 16th Mar 2020
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malware
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phishing
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email security
Attackers, ever the opportunists, are capitalising on COVID-19, pushing phishing lures and establishing newly-registered coronavirus-related domains.
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InternetNZ to up fees for .nz domains
Mon, 2nd Mar 2020
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web development
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nz
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domain names
InternetNZ has announced an increase to the cost of its domain fees as it looks to meet market demands over security requirements and co-ordination services.
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InternetNZ begins quest to replace .nz registry
Fri, 25th Oct 2019
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web development
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cybersecurity
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internetnz
This is an important project that will improve New Zealand’s domain name system - reinforcing its reliability and security.
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Domain fraud rampant as criminals cash in
Wed, 26th Jun 2019
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web development
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fraud
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proofpoint
Cybercriminals are cashing in on domain fraud for almost every possible reason – to impersonate businesses, events, and even trusted leaders and celebrities.
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Domain Name Commission seeks feedback on how it manages .nz domains
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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web development
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telco
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domain names
Domain Name Commission seeks public feedback on its oversight of the .nz domain name industry. Review finds no widespread issues.
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Aruba awarded licence to sell .cloud domains in China
Tue, 27th Nov 2018
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cloud services
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colocation
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edge data centre
Italy's Aruba S.p.A. expands in China, eyes digital market with new Beijing branch.
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Why protecting your DNS should never be an afterthought
Thu, 11th Oct 2018
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ddos
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web development
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development
Being such an integral part of the internet infrastructure makes DNS a popular target for cyber criminals looking to attack organisational networks and data.
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Scammers spoof UK university domains as part of massive fraud campaign
Thu, 19th Jul 2018
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email security
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web development
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cybersecurity
Action Fraud UK is warning people to be wary of any emails they receive that look like they belong to UK university email addresses.
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Out with the old: Melbourne IT officially relaunches as Arq Group
Wed, 30th May 2018
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web development
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development
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melbourne it
Melbourne IT reborn as Arq Group, backed by a 99.35% shareholder yes vote, eyeing future growth.
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InternetNZ announces new leadership roles
Tue, 17th Apr 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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web development
InternetNZ confirms leadership team as it evolves as trusted steward of .nz domain and builds a better online New Zealand.
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InternetNZ retires NZRS brand to streamline operations
Wed, 4th Apr 2018
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web development
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domain names
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nzrs
InternetNZ has merged with its subsidiary NZRS in order to bring the elements of .nz domain management under the same umbrella.
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Domain fraud rife during PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Tue, 27th Feb 2018
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web development
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proofpoint
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cios
Only three of the 105 domains were legitimate (although unofficial) domains, which are being used for Olympic medal tracking purposes.