Study Links Increased Cyber-Crime To The Web Address Explosion

Published: 2 years ago

Category: Business, gTLD's

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An explosion in the number of new Internet addresses has created a wealth of opportunities for criminals exploiting shady domains such as .zip, .kim or .party, according to an industry study published on Tuesday.

Attackers are constantly in search of new domains for links to lead users to download malware, divulge personal data or spam their friends, and a liberalization of the Web has expanded the number of top-level domains tenfold in the past two years.

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