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Protecting your business with your domain name
Mon 3 Oct 2022
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.nz
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voyager
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domain names
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 18 Aug 2022
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malware
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
Secureworks CTU researchers have found new information about the DarkTortilla malware, revealing more about its versatility and scope within the threat landscape.
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Bitdefender identifies 192 active ransomware families worldwide
Fri 22 Jul 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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 16 Mar 2022
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entrepreneur
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smb
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domain names
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 2 Mar 2022
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cybersecurity
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ssl
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domain names
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 27 Jan 2022
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domain names
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dia
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email
Managed service company Katana has announced that its managed Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) implementation service has been released on the Department of Internal Affairs Marketplace.
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Bayesian optimisation: What it is, and how it can improve modelling
Tue 27 Jul 2021
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domain names
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optimization
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sigopt
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 6 May 2021
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phishing
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email security
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domain names
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 13 May 2020
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aruba networks
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resellers
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domain names
In a bid to better empower its partner network, namely resellers, Aruba S.p.A has made more than 100,000 premium domain names available for immediate purchase through a new pricing structure.
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InternetNZ reports boom in demand for .nz domain names
Thu 30 Apr 2020
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domain names
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internetnz
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vodafone
Domain Name System (DNS) activity, which measures requests for .nz domain names, has seen consistent increases week on week of between 5 to 7% since the COVID-19 lockdown started.
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Phishing cases explode as attackers prey on coronavirus fears
Mon 16 Mar 2020
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malware
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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 2 Mar 2020
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.nz
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domain names
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internetnz
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 25 Oct 2019
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cybersecurity
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domain names
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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 26 Jun 2019
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domain names
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proofpoint
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fraud
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 8 Apr 2019
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internet
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domain names
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domain name commission
"This is a chance to have your say on how the Commission can best serve the sellers, buyers and service providers in the .nz domain name industry," DNC states.
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Aruba awarded licence to sell .cloud domains in China
Tue 27 Nov 2018
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cloud
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edge data centre
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domain names
Aruba is looking to capitalise on the thriving digital economy in China with its continued Asia expansion.
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Why protecting your DNS should never be an afterthought
Thu 11 Oct 2018
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ddos
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domain names
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neustar
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 19 Jul 2018
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cybersecurity
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venafi
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domain names
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 30 May 2018
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domain names
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melbourne it
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rebrand
The company also announced that the name change received overwhelming support from shareholders.
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InternetNZ announces new leadership roles
Tue 17 Apr 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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4g technology
"InternetNZ’s work on the issues and policies that impact the internet in New Zealand is a vital part of the organisation."
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InternetNZ retires NZRS brand to streamline operations
Wed 4 Apr 2018
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domain names
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nzrs
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mergers and acquisitions
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 27 Feb 2018
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domain names
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proofpoint
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fraud
Only three of the 105 domains were legitimate (although unofficial) domains, which are being used for Olympic medal tracking purposes.
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Australia’s ‘.au’ domain in the spotlight as changes are proposed
Wed 31 Jan 2018
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internet
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websites
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domain names
The changes are said to be the most significant in thirty years.
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Digital shadows looks at fake news, disinformation and how they affect business reputations
Fri 1 Dec 2017
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domain names
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bots
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digital shadows
Russia is just the tip of the iceberg for this issue with regular misinformation campaigns and attacks observed worldwide.
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