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InternetNZ to up fees for .nz domains
InternetNZ has announced an increase to the cost of its domain fees as it looks to meet market demands over security requirements and co-ordination services.
Domain fraud rampant as criminals cash in
Cybercriminals are cashing in on domain fraud for almost every possible reason – to impersonate businesses, events, and even trusted leaders and celebrities.
Domain Name Commission seeks feedback on how it manages .nz domains
"This is a chance to have your say on how the Commission can best serve the sellers, buyers and service providers in the .nz domain name industry," DNC states.
Why protecting your DNS should never be an afterthought
Being such an integral part of the internet infrastructure makes DNS a popular target for cyber criminals looking to attack organisational networks and data.
Scammers spoof UK university domains as part of massive fraud campaign
Action Fraud UK is warning people to be wary of any emails they receive that look like they belong to UK university email addresses.
Out with the old: Melbourne IT officially relaunches as Arq Group
The company also announced that the name change received overwhelming support from shareholders.
InternetNZ retires NZRS brand to streamline operations
InternetNZ has merged with its subsidiary NZRS in order to bring the elements of .nz domain management under the same umbrella.
Domain fraud rife during PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Only three of the 105 domains were legitimate (although unofficial) domains, which are being used for Olympic medal tracking purposes.
Digital shadows looks at fake news, disinformation and how they affect business reputations
Russia is just the tip of the iceberg for this issue with regular misinformation campaigns and attacks observed worldwide.
200,000 .kiwi domain names put on hold to stop rise in cyber squatting
Two companies are taking a stand against cyber squatting and domain abuse by putting 200,000 .kiwi domain names on hold for a year.
Feedback sought on proposed new approach to .nz domain name privacy
“Through the submission process, we're looking for interested parties to help guide us in striking an appropriate balance.”
Shorter .nz domain names reach critical mass
Those with a keen eye may have noticed a new-look type of .nz name recently - one that’s shorter and more direct.
Domain Name Commission launches .nz WHOIS review
The commission is seeking comment on a number of matters, including why .nz data should or should not be collected and made public.
Domain name strategies for business
Domains should form part of any branding strategAy. They can help reinforce with potential customers the type of business you wish to be perceived as.