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Chris Larsen

The end of September means the leaves are starting to change -- and our quarterly Top Ten list of the shadiest TLDs is changing as well, with three newcomers since last time...

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Chris Larsen

[Sorry about neglecting the external blog during all of the Symantec excitement this summer, but we had a lot going on... This post is from our internal blog, back in July (7/08/2016), and we wanted to get it out on the site when we resumed blogging, since a lot of people have been asking for updated info on the Shady TLD space. --C.L.]

 

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Robert Arandjelovic, Director Product Marketing EMEA

Recently, the team here at Blue Coat Labs conducted research around the security blind spots created by encrypted traffic. The findings were extremely helpful in validating that the use of SSL/TLS in malware is on the rise, most prominently seen in ransomware.

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Chris Larsen

After a short hiatus, it's time to dive back into the world of shady Top-level Domains (TLDs). This time, I thought it would be interesting to contrast the approach taken by two "vanity TLD" registries: .Accountant and .Realtor, and see which one looks shadier, and why.

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Snorre Fagerland

In the wake of the destructive Sony intrusion in 2014, official sources were fairly quick in attributing the attack to North Korean threat actors. However, there was a lot of scepticism from the security community surrounding this claim.