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Microsoft goes to court to combat imposter domains

2 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Homoglyph is the word of the day.
What you need to know
Certain domains are being used to impersonate Microsoft customers in attempts to commit fraud.
Microsoft pursued a court order to take down these domains.
It secured the court order.
Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit secured a victory via its acquisition of a court order that demands domain registrars disable their services for hosted domains partaking in Microsoft impersonation activities. What that means: Domain registrars with domain names like "MICROS0FT.com" (wherein the second "o" is replaced with an "0") are being hunted down by...
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Microsoft secures court order to take down malicious ‘homoglyph' domains

Microsoft secures court order to take down malicious ‘homoglyph' domains

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Microsoft has secured a court order to take down several malicious “homoglyph” domains that were used to impersonate Office 365 customers and commit fraud.
The technology giant filed a case earlier this month after it uncovered cybercriminal activity targeting its customers. After receiving a customer complaint about a business email compromise attack, a Microsoft investigation found that the unnamed criminal group responsible created 17 additional malicious domains, which were then used together with stolen customer credentials to unlawfully access and monitor Office 365 accounts in an...
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