RIPE NCC has published information related to law enforcement requests they got during 2015. In total they got: 8 requests None of the requests came with a court order (or similar) from a Dutch court. RIPE is a Dutch entity, so subject to Dutch law. What of the requests themselves? They fall into two categories: Information that is public Information that … [Read more...] about RIPE Publish 2015 Law Enforcement Requests
Domaining Europe / Domaining Spain has been held for the last 8 years in Valencia, Spain. This year the event expanded with two one day events being held in Madrid and Barcelona. For 2016, however, the event's organizers want to take the "show on the road" and have just announced that the main event of 2016 will be in The Hague! The venue chosen for the event is quite … [Read more...] about Domaining Europe Moves To Holland
SIDN, the .nl domain name registry, has issued an alert to its registrars about a phishing attack targetting .nl registrants. The emails carry the subject line "Domeinnaam.nl updaten" ("Update domainname.nl") Here's what it looks like: More information on the SIDN site. … [Read more...] about Phishing Attack Targets .Nl Registrants
Paul Vixie recently gave a presentation at a security conference in the Netherlands entitled "Defective by Design -- How the Internet's Openness is Slowly Poisoning Us " It's a provocative title for a talk and this interview he gave at the conference is well worth watching. Watch it and make up your own mind: http://youtu.be/J0YxPqdFtZ4 Related articles ISC … [Read more...] about Paul Vixie: The Openness of the Internet is Poisoning Us
In the past 24 hours both the .nl domain registry and .be domain registry have been attacked. The .be registry's public facing website was defaced, though the defacement had no impact on the registry data. As would be expected the registry data is not linked to the public facing website. DNS.be informed registrars that they are still investigating the incident but weren't … [Read more...] about ccTLD Registries Under Attack?
SIDN, the organisation that runs .nl, has been awarded the contract to provide registry backend services for .amsterdam. The company that will be running the .amsterdam registry has already launched a public site where they're accepting pre-registrations. While I'd normally question anyone offering pre-registrations at this stage a .city TLD is a lot less likely to run into … [Read more...] about SIDN Get .Amsterdam Contract
SIDN, the registry operator for .nl, has announced the introduction of a new service for its registrars. The new phishing alert service harnesses data provided by Netcraft and will automatically email the registrar of record of any .nl domain name that is flagged as being used in a phishing attack.Every five minutes or so, SIDN checks Netcraft's suspect URL database,which is … [Read more...] about NL Registry Introduces Phishing Alert Service
Frank mentions that the Dutch registry (SIDN) has reached the 3 million names mark. … [Read more...] about Dutch Registry Reports 3 Million Names