Typosquatting

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Block newly-registered domains to reduce security threats in your organisation

Security researchers propose that there might be an additional simple step your company might like to take to better defend your users against threats: aggressively block all domains less than one month old.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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After €24 million stolen by typosquatting a cryptocurrency exchange, six people arrested

European police have arrested six people as part of an investigation into a theft which saw €24 million (US $27 millon) stolen from users of cryptocurrency exchange.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Typosquatting – study reveals the real risks when you mistype a website’s name [VIDEO]

Security expert Paul Ducklin has taken an indepth look at the scale and the risk of the typosquatting industry: registering misspellings of popular website domain names in an attempt to profit from typing mistakes.