28 Jul '18, 9pm

Kudos to XYZ Registry : Kicks malware scammer’s butt https://t.co/cBdsRtElqp

The XYZ Registry promptly disabled a scammer’s attempts at phishing and causing financial loss, utilizing fake malware warnings. Using a recently registered .XYZ domain, the scammer created a subdomain under it, then bought ad space at various Yahoo! networks. The subdomain would display a fake Microsoft page , freezing the web browser with a pop up that claimed the computer is infected, and a phone number to call for assistance – which is definitely not Microsoft. Upon reporting the domain, the XYZ Registry froze it, reinforcing a company policy that addresses such issues in a prompt manner. Definitely the right attitude towards maintaining security and safety on a popular new gTLD; dot .XYZ is not on the list of the 10 most dangerous TLDs and it hasn’t been in more than a year. This post is 100% True! Related DomainGang Posts: Barbie88 : Faux female attempted to scam #do...

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