• Hacked ICANN data for sale on black market

    … and hashed passwords for our Centralized Zone Data System (CZDS). Once the theft was discovered, we reset all user passwords, and urged users to do the same for any other accounts where they used the same passwords. While CZDS users have all presumably already changed their CZDS passwords, if they are still using that same password for a non-CZDS web…

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  • Human glitch lets hackers into ICANN

    … Committee web page. According to ICANN, the phishers were able to gather the email passwords of staff members, then used them to access the Centralized Zone Data Service. CZDS is the clearinghouse for all zone files belonging to new gTLD registries. The data it stores isn’t especially sensitive — the files are archives, not live, functional copies…

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