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ICANN the arbiter and overseer of the entire Internet’s domains and web addresses has been hacked, potentially compromising names, email addresses, passwords, and more info. ICANN short for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers wrote in a blog post usernames and encrypted passwords for profiles on its ICANN.org site have been compromised by an unauthorized party. The global internet authority revealed in an email to Motherboard that investigations are currently going on. Accounts containing usernames, email add...
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) requires domain registrants to file their full name and contact info into WHOIS, the internet’s de facto yellow pages for websites, and one of the most searched database in the world. However, there are services out there that allow domain registrants to veil this information with a proxy’s contact information. There’s a legion of reasons behind doing so, however, the most reasonable and believable one is that everyone want their share of greater privacy. This, privacy pi...