Article category: IDN

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.

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.

Internationalised domain names (IDNs) speak to global market

by Daniel - 09.01.2018

Want to connect with international customers in their own language? Establish a web address that’s easier to remember? Build a stronger global brand presence? Well, say hello or 你好 or ਸਤ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ or even  こんにちは to an internationalised domain name (IDN), a domain with special characters that does all of those things!

dotORG IDNs go live and 2 billion people are given a voice!

by Meg - 02.06.2014

Three internationalised domains (IDNs) are now globally available. They're the equivalent of .ORG and it's the perfect opportunity to expand your audience globally. For the rookies out there, the .ORG domain operates in the public interest; it says your website is more than just a business, it's an organisation, it's a place to share ideas and knowledge, and a platform to promote causes. It's a platform that just went international.