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Russia's invasion of Ukraine has turned the global internet into a battlefield

by Tonya Riley

ICANN said it couldn't fulfill Ukraine's request to shut down Russian domains, and Russia has exerted pressure elsewhere.

Security experts say Ukraine's request to shut down Russian domains could hurt civilians

by Tonya Riley

The request to ICANN would have the effect of making Russian emails and websites unreachable from the outside and make it harder for Russians to reach the outside internet.

How hackers used malicious Chrome extensions in a mass spying campaign

by Sean Lyngaas

The discovery exposes another gap in web browser security despite vendor pledges to block malicious code from download stores.

White House pushing for research carveout in GDPR

by Chris Bing

Some privacy provisions in GDPR could have a negative effect on security researchers' work.

Hottest trend for phishing scammers: Buying web domains instead of hacking them

by Shaun Waterman

Hackers are increasingly abusing the highly decentralized web domain name registration system to buy internet addresses they can use in phishing attacks.

Hacked ICANN data still sells for hundreds of dollars years after breach

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Criminals try to get value out of breaches no matter how old. ICANN data from years ago is still popping up on the dark net.

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