Owning the .SUCKS domain name for your brand might not be essential for risk mitigation or the best allocation of funds in the arena. There is still very little use overall in the new gTLD and malicious use against brands by cybersquatters is minimal.
The Equifax cyber-attack of 2017 highlighted the vulnerability of corporate networks and consumer privacy in the new era of the Internet and cyber threats. In fact, 2017 saw more expansive and more high profile breaches than any other year to date.
Consequently, corporates are urging more awareness and responsiveness to cyber threats at all levels to better protect the security and information of consumers from top to bottom.
FairWinds re-evaluated the 2016 dataset for Cyber Monday 2017: Fast Flux DNS and Other Cyber Threats to Brands. The biggest take away from this year’s analysis is that the number of infringing domains hosted on a Fast Flux DNS platform has more than doubled.