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Phishers Specialize in Using Loopholes: IDN Homographic Attacks
In March of this year brand owners operating an ecommerce presence on the Internet became generally aware of a buggy issue in how Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) are displayed in the address bar of a browser. Dependent upon the domain name, and language used, a user could incorrectly believe they were at a legitimate site. For example, consider the domain names: pay.com and рау.com. Yes, there IS a difference. The second domain name is made up entirely of Cyrillic Russian letters to the left of the dot, making the two domains visually indistinguishable. This is the trick: depending on the web... Read More

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Alison Simpson
With more than 13 years’ experience in the domain industry, Alison has managed all aspects of Corporate Domain Managem... More