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For those of you asking me about my DomainEditorial.com Blog – yes, it’s down, I am aware of it and trying to get it back up as quickly as possible. On top of a move of the physical location of the server on Wednesday we are now facing some hardware issues on that server. Hopefully [...] Continue reading
A recent study from McAfee, an Internet security software company, said that .gov websites are the safest. On the flip side, the reports shows that 1-in-10 websites that use the .tk TLD (the ccTLD from Tokelau), spread malicious software or warrant warnings for pop-ups and other nuisances. [...] Continue reading
A recent denial-of-service attack on the Internet’s backbone that originated in the Asia-Pacific region has be foiled by a new level of security, Anycast. The attack, which lasted nearly 8 hours, only affected 2 of the 13 DNS servers and those two did not have Anycast installed on the. ICANN considers Anycast, which was developed [...] Continue reading
Internationalized domain names are closer to becoming a reality after ICANN’s recent announcement that the organization has successfully completed their testing of the names. The tests were designed to find out if the use of encoded internationalized characters would “have any impact on the operations of the root name servers”. [...] Continue reading