Blue Coat

  • Blue Coat explains .zip screw-up

    … Security vendor Blue Coat apparently doesn’t check whether domains are actually domains before it advises customers to block them. The company yesterday published a blog post that sought to explain why it denounced Google’s unlaunched .zip gTLD as “100% shady” even though the only .zip domain in existence leads to Unrepentant, Blue…

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  • Laughable security report labels Google Registry “shady”

    … A report by security company Blue Coat Systems today denounced new gTLDs as “shady” and recommended organizations think about blocking the “shadiest” ones entirely. The study classified “tens of millions” of domains requested by users of its censorware service according to whether they had content that posed a security risk. It found that nine…

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