Cyber Criminals – Domain Name Theft

Cyber Criminals.

What is more dangerous than physical war?

What comes to mind Cyber Warfare, Biological Warfare and Ideological Warfare.

Cyber Warfare is associated with nation-state or international organization to attack and attempt to damage another nation’s computers or information networks through, for example, computer viruses or denial-of-service attacks.

Physical War is a milatary war engage in loss of life and extensive damage for however to land property or citizens which can run for many years. However once the war is over countries, cities, and nations can pick themselves up, rebuild, and start again.

Ideological War on the other hand is a war that plants mental seeds of constant fear into the hearts and minds of the public. No one knows when or if the enemy will strike and make the ideological war into a physical one.

Biological Warfare (BW)—also known as Germ Warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, insects, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or plants as an act of war. (Coronavirus (COVID-19) – NHS). This can be done by drones infecting targeted areas.

So with what we are up against we the business owners and citizens of this world should take more care.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) for example is a matter for debate but businesses are being effected by the mass closures of trade around the world, never mind the people that have died from this virus already and it seems to be spreading with cases announced in Wales UK.

So you would think if a person that suspected they were infected would isolate themselves, yet we do not think outside the box most of the time and usually turn a blind eye or say it will not happen to us or “Que Sera Sera” as Doris Day once sang.

The same goes for cyber crime, most of us are compalcent and we cross the bridge when we come to it.

So it is without suprize that a lawsuit for a domain name (www.pay.io) is underway, with allegations that it was stolen and the plantiff did not realize for 7 years that the said domain name had moved to another registrar after 4 years of it being acquired by the plantiff. With two and three way verifications one would think that even the astute hacker would have trouble stealing your credentials and assets.

You can read the full article here: https://domainnamewire.com/2020/02/25/pay-io/

Be safe readers and always take precautions, whether it is your health or your finances, always put safety measure in place.

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