Web registrars call for U.S. oversight of ICANN

Web registrars call for U.S. oversight of ICANN

Several U.S. lawmakers and an executive with the world's largest domain-name registrar called on the U.S. government to maintain oversight...

June 9th, 2009 Grant Gross

Srizbi botnet active again

Srizbi botnet active again

The zombie computers used to send spam are coming back to life. Security vendors say spammers are reconnecting with hacked...

November 26th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Changes in store for domain registration

Changes in store for domain registration

Network Solutions Inc., a Herndon, Va.-based firm that registers Internet domain names, may change its new policy of temporarily preventing...

January 10th, 2008 Linda Rosencrance

Court denies request to shut down Spamhaus

Court denies request to shut down Spamhaus

A U.S. judge has denied an appeal that would have suspended the domain name for The Spamhaus Project Ltd., averting...

October 19th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

390,000 applications for .eu names in first 100 minutes

390,000 applications for .eu names in first 100 minutes

The registry for the .eu top level domain (TLD) received 390,000 applications in the first 100 minutes after registration was...

April 9th, 2006 Paul Meller

New database rejects eligible voters

New database rejects eligible voters

Californias new voter registration database, whose creation thefederal government once called a model for other states, mayprevent thousands of eligible...

April 9th, 2006 Marc L. Songini

Phony e-mail fools eBay

Phony e-mail fools eBay

A sophisticated phishing attack has proven to be so successful, it has tricked eBay Inc.'s own fraud investigations team into...

December 7th, 2005 Robert McMillan

U.S. authorities take aim at Canuck registrar

U.S. authorities take aim at Canuck registrar

An Ontario domain-name registration company is back in the news after U.S. authorities accused the firm of using questionable marketing...

January 7th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

News briefs

News briefs

VeriSign Inc., the Mountain View, Calif. company that controls the .com and .net registries, said in October that it would...

November 14th, 2003 No Author