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cybersecurity

Trump’s Cybersecurity Advisor Rudy Giuliani Thinks His Twitter Was Hacked Because Someone Took Advantage of His Typo

A missed space created a hyperlink in Giuliani’s tweet about the G-20 summit, which someone quickly took advantage of.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.5.18
Online Propaganda

Evidence Suggests the GOP Bought at Least 17 Anti-James Comey Domains

The Republican party has apparently created a series of domains to discredit and attack former FBI director James Comey. Meanwhile, Democratic party sympathizers appear to have created similar domains to counter the Republicans’ anti-Comey campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.18
masters of their domain

The Owner of FuckFascism.com Is Leasing the Domain to Fund His Startup

The domain's owner says he can make an impact with an "ethical shopping companion."
Samantha Cole
8.25.17
Internet Insecurity

Samsung Left Millions Vulnerable to Hackers Because It Forgot to Renew a Domain, Researchers Say

Whoops.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.14.17
Feeling the G-Forces

Google Wins Legal Battle Against 'Spammer' Over the Letter 'G'

Vitaly Popov, who registered a fake Google.com domain last year, was unlikely to ever win.
Joseph Cox
2.17.17
crime

Authorities Just Shut Down One of the World’s Largest Malware Networks

More than 800,000 domains were seized, sinkholed , or blocked in 'Operation Avalanche', an effort by law enforcement authorities and researchers in 30 countries.
Andrada Fiscutean
12.1.16
News

The Story of Cock.li, the Site Used to Shut Down the LA School District

"The largest email related cock joke on the internet."
Matthew Braga
12.17.15
Internet

‘Our Own Little Kingdom’: Dot-Brands Are Staking a Claim on Their Bit of the Web

Two years since the first new top-level domains, brands are starting to make the switch from dot-com.
Victoria Turk
11.4.15
uk

How an Obsessed Billionaire Finally Bought Gold.co.uk After Seven Years

Rob Halliday-Stein bought the domain for £600K to build his bullion brand.
Emiko Jozuka
10.20.15
News

This Week, Some Random Guy Apparently Bought Google.com for $12

For a minute, he says.
Jason Koebler
10.1.15
All Fronts

An Obscure American Company Has Owned Army.com for 20 Years

And one of its founders says they've been approached "probably on a daily basis" to sell.
Matthew Braga
9.18.15
News

This .Onion Farmer Is Squatting on 40 Million Dark Web Domains

One entrepreneurial user is creating 'readable' Tor hidden service domains.
Joseph Cox
9.14.15
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