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New Features in DomainSkate 2.1

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.

By | October 6, 2016|

DinnerWithDonald Domain Confusion

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.

By | August 30, 2016|

“Ask A P.I.” Video Helps Companies Launch and Protect a Brand

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 [...]

By | June 24, 2016|

DNC Hack Traced to a Domain Mistype

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 [...]

By | June 22, 2016|

Seen at SXSW

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 [...]

By | March 17, 2016|

CyberWeek Shopping Deal Seems Too Good To Be True? Probably is.

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 [...]

By | December 9, 2015|

3 Reasons Why CMOs are Focusing on Brand Security

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 [...]

By | October 28, 2015|

Mistyped Domains – Know Your Infringements

Mistyped domains, or typosquatting, are a type of cybercrime. Browsing a mistyped domain can lead to malware, loss of personal information and more.

By | October 1, 2015|

DomainSkate on Clio Webinar

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 [...]

By | September 21, 2015|

Donuts and TLD Defensive Registrations

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 [...]

By | September 15, 2015|

DomainSkate at NY Tech Meetup

DomainSkate presents and demos new release at NY Tech Meetup

By | September 10, 2015|

What is CyberSquatting?

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 [...]

By | August 17, 2015|

Alphabet Company Picks .XYZ

The .XYZ domain received a huge boost from Google’s new parent entity, as Alphabet picked ABC.XYZ for its identity on the web.

By | August 11, 2015|

Webinar on Domain Strategies for NGOs and Nonprofits

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.

By | July 23, 2015|

.Buzz is the New Buzz

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.

By | July 8, 2015|