Recent Domain News

Total Number of Domains Registered Soars 10% in Past Year + Mountain Rises at NameMedia

Domain registrations continue to rocket. The latest Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief reports the number of domains registered worldwide across all TLDs increased by more than 20 million in the past year. Elsewhere, popular domain industry executive Bob Mountain has been given a well deserved promotion at NameMedia.

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Cameroon leapfrogs Hong Kong in malware hosting blocklist (The Register)

One in three .cm domains booby-trapped, warns McAfee Cameroon (.cm) web domains supplanted those in Hong Kong as most likely to harbour malware, with more than one in three (36.7 per cent) of domains registered in the West African country hosting viruses or malicious code.… Offloading malware protection to the cloud

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