Features in DomainSkate 2.1 include improvements in whois and domain status watching, that put our system way ahead of list-based domain watching competitors.
Ian Hawes and PAC American Horizons are using dinnerwithdonald.com to solicit PAC donations - but it's unclear if supporter's money goes to the candidate.
In his recent, “Ask a Private Investigator” YouTube video, Tim Santoni provided informative and valuable tips on how any company can effectively launch, monitor, and protect their trademarks and brand names online. Tim outlines three steps that are The three steps he provides are: Launch: Check out registrars like GoDaddy.com or 101Domain.com and use their [...]
Another day, another hack. This week, it was the Democratic National Committee (DNC), who seem to have been hacked by alleged agents of the Russian government. While malicious software was used to actually steal the files, the delivery mechanism was simple – an email using a mistyped domain name. So, click the wrong attachment, someone [...]
Brands were front and center at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas this past week. There were huge experiences, know as “activations,” like IBM’s Connected Pavilion with Watson, and smaller but substantial ones like Scott’s Miracle-Gro connected yard with “Internet of Things” soil sensors. Kodak had a beautiful experience where participants uploaded [...]
DomainSkate is located in the US Northeast, where winters get very cold. One of our team was looking for a warm jacket deal for “Cybermonday.” A friend offered her a link, but she was a little gun-shy to buy. Why? She has experience with the DomainSkate system – and she’s rightfully wary of look-alike domain [...]
Chief Marketing Officers and brand executives of all stripes are having to learn how to deal with online security issues as cyber criminals focus their attention on damaging brands, stealing confidential information, or simply confusing customers. The reasons for this are: CMOs are responsible for the “reputation” of their brands and businesses The effects of [...]
Mistyped domains, or typosquatting, are a type of cybercrime. Browsing a mistyped domain can lead to malware, loss of personal information and more.
Last week, DomainSkate CEO David Mitnick appeared as a panelist on a webinar hosted by Joshua Lenon of Clio, a company specializing in cloud-based law practice management software. DomainSkate is a Clio partner. Also on the webinar, which focused on how IP attorneys should use online discovery and investigation tools, were Mary Juetten of Traklight and Tim [...]
New Global Top Level Domains (TLDs) are coming online as soon as October of this year, to join .Com, .Net and others as a way to find businesses and brands on the Internet. Over the next 12 months, as many as 1000 new Top Level Domains such as .Camera, .Email, .Pets, .Kitchen, .Photos, .Business and [...]
DomainSkate presents and demos new release at NY Tech Meetup
Most online business owners are familiar with the concept of another (non-authorized) person taking a domain name that is similar to or the same as their business name (or trademark) with the intent of selling it to them or the highest bidder. This practice is called cybersquatting. It happens all the time. Fact: Over 400 [...]
The .XYZ domain received a huge boost from Google’s new parent entity, as Alphabet picked ABC.XYZ for its identity on the web.
DomainSkate joins NPOKI, N-Village, and Inside NGO for a webinar on domain strategies for NGOs and nonprofits, August 11th at 11:30 am Eastern time.
We sat down with Bill Doshier the CEO of .Buzz. He told us all about what he’s doing with the .Buzz registry and his latest project the 420.buzz website.