WHOIS data has been a longtime source of controversy for ICANN - from concerns about threats to free speech to worries cybercriminals profit from the anonymity afforded by lax enforcement of rules around the data's accuracy. ICANN however, is trying to turn a corner.
Cooperation in the underground economy could enable a fraudster in Russia who masters the art of phishing to team up with another fraudster who already has the infrastructure of cashing out compromised online banking accounts of US banks.
Businesses usually don’t think about social engineering when securing company data. It used to be believed that social engineering was reserved for governments and organizations with enemies. That's not the case anymore.
Domain name typo squatting, a decade-old headache for marketing and legal departments, is putting corporate data at risk. But evidence suggests that it is becoming a risk that also needs to be on the CSO's radar.