Article category: Domain security

What are SSL stripping attacks and how can you prevent them?

by Daniel - 31.12.2018

Man in the Middle (MiTM) attacks intercept and decrypt confidential information sent over the Internet. A lesser known form of MiTM is called SSL stripping. SSL stripping attacks are relatively easy to launch and among the most dangerous. Here's how they work and what you can do to avoid falling victim.

Is DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) the best choice for DNS privacy?

by Daniel - 18.12.2018

The Internet Engineering Task Force’s (IETF) decision to adopt DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) as a standard protocol for sending and receiving DNS queries and responses has many speculating that DoH could be the future of DNS privacy. But many are questioning whether acceptance and adoption of of DoH is the right move. Here's why.

The year's biggest data privacy and cybersecurity concerns

by Daniel - 26.11.2018

GDPR, WHOIS, HTTPS, TLD abuse. In 2018, data privacy and cybersecurity issues dominated the domain industry. EuroDNS addressed security and privacy challenges - some old, some new - on a number of fronts. A recap of the year's biggest privacy and cybersecurity concerns, and how we were able to help our customers.

DPML trademark protection takes bite out of homograph attacks

by Daniel - 09.10.2018

Trademark owners will be glad to know that Donuts has added a new feature to its DPML (Domains Protected Marks List) service: homograph attack protection. DPML now supports Cyrillic and Greek scripts, two scripts typically used in homograph attacks. Grrr. DPML trademark protection bites into this growing threat.

Poor password management a top data security threat in 2018

by Daniel - 25.09.2018

Experts say poor password management is a top data security threat in 2018. Bad passwords like “12345” and “password” remain go-to picks for many - and hackers everywhere thank you. Especially when you reuse them for multiple logins! Think your weak password isn't putting you at risk of a damaging data breach? Well...

Expired domain name trouble: a missed renewal date all it takes

by Daniel - 11.09.2018

Simply put: Don’t. Let. Your. Domain. Expire. An expired domain name is bad for business, bad for users, and could end up costing you. Don’t believe us? These examples illustrate some of the worst things that can happen if you just let a domain name expire or miss your domain renewal date.