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Over 100,000 Emails Lost To Doppelganger Domains
2011-09-10 04:35:14

  Typo-squatting or doppelganger domains (websites that are essentially misspelled versions of a legitimate domain name) could be used to gather information such as industry secrets and user names and passwords, an information securities firm reported Friday. The research was conducted by the Godai Group, who had registered doppelganger domains for Fortune 500 companies. Over a six-month period, they received over 120,000 individual emails and a total of 20GB of data through those...

2011-09-06 19:45:00

Godai Group, a San Francisco based information security firm discovers 30% of Fortune 500 companies are vulnerable to Doppelganger Domains. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Godai Group, a San Francisco based information security firm discovers 30% of Fortune 500 companies are vulnerable to Doppelganger Domains. A Doppelganger Domain is a domain spelled identical to a legitimate fully qualified domain name (FQDN) but missing the dot between host/subdomain and domain, to...

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2006-05-22 00:00:00

By Antony Bruno SAN FRANCISC -- As the Pussycat Dolls' star continues to rise, Interscope Records wanted a promotional campaign that would take the all-female song-and-dance pop ensemble out of this world. Literally. On May 15, the label partnered with Web community startup Doppelganger to launch a virtual nightclub called the Pussycat Dolls Lounge. Visitors create customized digital images of themselves -- called avatars -- to navigate the various rooms of the nightclub. Visitors also...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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