• How Crypto Currency Scammers Get Your Coins

    It’s in the news. Your cab driver is buying them. Even your grandma is asking about Bitcoin.  The crypto currency mania is starting to pick up speed, and everyone is not just storing their coins on wallets but also exchanges. The value of Bitcoin is up 300% in 2017 already. So what does this mean

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    How to break out of prison with a typo domain

    Typo Domaining goes beyond just stealing money and traffic from online businesses. You can even use it to get out of jail. Check out this article which describes how a UK con artist successfully escaped (albeit for a short while) using typo domaining. So if you think typo domaining is too hard for crooks to

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  • Weird Name for Typo Domain Squatter

    I found this article quite funny, about a UDRP case involving a typo domain squatter with a funny name. It seems a bit weird at first but when you read his name out loud you’ll get a laugh. Here’s the article from our friends over at Domain Name Wire: http://domainnamewire.com/2014/05/30/funniest-udrp-ever/

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    Beware The Hidden “Heartbleed” Typo Domain Threat

    This week marked the announcement of the Heartbleed Open SSL threat to secure websites, and everyone scrambled to fix the bug which left open the door to hackers wanting your login information and other valuable data. As many of the affected sites have now been fixed, and users are updating their passwords, we wanted to...

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    Forbes Magazine Reveals Affiliate Fraud

    A recent article by Forbes Magazine highlights the fraud that goes on in affiliate programs – particularly with cookie-stuffing adware that millions of computers are infected with. The clueless computer owner often installs these browser and search toolbar plugins for some benefit such as “smileys” or...

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    Affiliate Marketing Queen Realizes Threat of Typo Domains

    It’s interesting how people change their mind about typo domaining, once they actually start to think about it. I recently met personally with Rosalind Gardner, the “Queen of Affiliate Marketing”, and at first she had a certain opinion about typo domain affiliates – and it was a commonly held belief....

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    Huffington Post Validates Typo Domain Threat

    This recent article in the Huffington Post mentioned a frightening statistic: almost 1/5th of a brand’s Typo Domains redirect back to the original domain, with the largest portion of the remainder (32%) typically parked. From the article, this is interesting: “The data showed that only 19 percent of the domain...

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    BrandVerity Exposes Phony Merchant Site – Cloned With Screenshot

    It’s pretty easy to clone a merchant site – you don’t need to copy all the files. Just take a screenshot and upload it as a “one page” website. In an excellent post, the team at BrandVerity shows just how close a “screenshot clone” site can look like the original merchant site....

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    Bitcoin Typo Domains Explode

    If you haven’t heard about Bitcoins yet you will soon enough. This new digital currency is taking off as the US government looks at it more closely while Chinese investors go gaga over it. Just look at the Alexa ranking for bitcoin.com – it has grown in traffic so much in the last period that

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    Forget Sex and .xxx – The Threat is Much Worse Today

    It’s scary how Stephen Logan wrote about the cybersquatting threat over 2 years before it really began. In this article he discusses the sexy .xxx top level domain, well before the current attack of over 500 new gtld’s that we are about to see in 2013 and 2014. So forget about the sex (.xxx) for

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