Throughout the related sessions at the ICANN 64 Public Meeting in Kobe, Japan, it was clear that addressing domain abuse will be a priority for ICANN moving forward. Recent news of widespread Domain Name System (DNS) attacks underscored the urgent
Spear phishing is widely used by cybercriminals to gather private information, distribute malware and hack into a company database.
A spear phishing attack usually comes in the form of an email that appears to be from a legitimate source. Often times, this leads the recipient of the email to click on a link and fill out personal information or open an attachment that installs malware.
In October, ICANN and its community convened for their third and final public meeting of the year in Barcelona, Spain.