security
New Malware Attacks When You Type a URL Wrong

Better watch where those fingers fall on the keyboard next time you type out a URL. Security researchers have discovered a new trend they’re calling typosquatting, where browsers are attacked after web addresses are mis-typed. Read More >>

internet
After a 24 Year Struggle, Tesla Finally Nabbed Tesla.com From Nikola Tesla Fan

For nearly two-and-a-half decades, an everyday Silicon Valley engineer has owned the domain name Tesla.com. That streak of internet glory is over. Elon Musk has grabbed it, replacing his car company’s clunkier TeslaMotors.com. Read More >>

internet
ICANN Aprroves the First Generic Top-Level Domains — and They’re Non-English

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is currently busy deciding the future of the internet in Durban, South Africa, this week. First on its list: non-English generic top level domains. Read More >>

google
Google Wants to Create a Dotless Domain Called “Search”

It's well known that Google's competitors aren't keen on it getting hold of the .search top-level domain. But the company has outlined a new plan which would make use of the string as a dotless domain — open for use by any other search company, too. Read More >>

The Pirate Bay
piracy
The Pirate Bay Extends Its Game of Whac-a-Mole With a Brand New Domain

The cat-and-mouse game of big media versus the Pirate Bay and its various proxies, IP addresses, and tunnelling equipment, has just been pre-emptively extended with a brand new domain name: thepiratebay.gl. Seems Sweden tried to take its .se domain back. Read More >>

internet
Buying rnicrosoft.com and Other Fake Websites Is the Internet Equivalent of Wearing a Folex

If you have a questionable sense of humour with some disposable income to your name, here's something you can do: buy wrong website domains that totally look like the real thing. Like rnicrosoft.com for microsoft.com See what I did there? It's like wearing a fake Rolex but on the Internet. Read More >>