Author: Daniel

Domain registration costs increase with new Afilias TLD pricing

by Daniel - 27.08.2018

On September 1st, registry Afilias will increase the cost of many of its new top-level domains (TLDs). Accordingly, we must adjust our own pricing. But not to worry: EuroDNS is as committed as ever to keeping domain name registration costs down. As you'll see in the following list of affected TLDs, all increases will be kept to a minimum.

Best domain name registrar: a beginners guide to the basics

by Daniel - 22.08.2018

Domain name registrars may all look the same but look closely and you'll see they can vary in different ways. Beginners unfamiliar with the ins and outs of domain name registration may not know where to start. This basic guide for newbies shows what to look for in a domain registrar so you can make the best choice.

Beware IDN homograph attacks: your brand reputation is at risk

by Daniel - 08.08.2018

Phishing scams are among the Internet's most insidious threats. One click is all it takes to get duped out of money or have passwords stolen. Now, new evidence shows phishing is on the rise with the growing availability of internationalised domain names. Take action! Prevent your brand from being used in an IDN homograph attack.

HSTS Preload List: submit your domain, improve user security

by Daniel - 24.07.2018

HTTPS ensures data is transmitted securely, but HSTS takes online security a step further. By submitting your HTTPS encrypted website to a special HSTS Preload List, you’ll prevent browsers from making insecure HTTP connections. Here's how it works.

New top-level domains help fraudsters scam World Cup fans

by Daniel - 10.07.2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off with fraudsters tricking fans into divulging personal details online. Their weapon of choice? New top-level domains that imitate the domain names used by official event partners and sponsors. But, as two recent reports indicate, this sort of malicious use of new TLDs is far from rare.