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Summarized data about the registered domains of the second level in the zone .RU

2 years ago
crawljob

Research objective was receipt of the actual list of all active domains in the zone .RU, by 01.01.2016 is registered in which there were 5040277 names. Made a decision to walk on each name a krauler and to analyze result.

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How to change the domain controller and not to break the current infrastructure

2 years, 1 month ago
So it turned out in our organization that the infrastructure should be done quickly, and on purchase of licenses time was required. Therefore it was decided to use images of Windows Server 2012R2 Evaluation, and after the test period already to license. Then still nobody knew what cannot be taken just like that, to register the license Standart in Evaluation release, and on an output to receive license Standart, otherwise, I think, at first after all would purchase licenses. But there is nothing to do that we have, and we work with that. So.

Task: after purchase of licenses of Microsoft for Windows server 2012R2 Standart it is necessary to activate them on our servers. We start.

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Saundskvotting — a new type of fraud with domains

2 years, 1 month ago
There was a new kind of cybersquatting named with a saundskvotting (from English "soundsquatting"). The action essence also consists in illegal use of domain names, only by means of homophones — words of identical sounding and at the same time different writing (for example, "eight" and "ate" — are written differently, and aurally it is difficult to distinguish them). Internet swindlers or saundskvotter select popular domains and find to them conformable names. As a result they receive the websites to which attendance thanks to conformable similarity to popular resources is guaranteed.



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Оценка доменного портфеля на примере MostWantedDomains

2 years, 1 month ago
На этой неделе вся доменная индустрия шумела по поводу покупки доменного портфеля MostWantedDomains, который приобрёл ведущий регистратор GoDaddy за неизвестную сумму. В пакет вошли около 70,000 имён старого разлива (без взрослой тематики и без новых зон) с жемчужинами класса 373.com, faculty.com, carauctions.com, ibill.com, bikerentals.com, kitchenchef.com и т.п.

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Обе стороны договорились не разглашать условия контракта. Возможно, в будущем, кто-то с соколиным глазом сможет вычислить сумму на чеке с финансовых отчётов. Но кому интересно сегодня, по катом представлено руководство по оценке подобных виртуальных активов с возможными аргументами, которые можно использовать при торгах.

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Passions on the Sex.com domain

2 years, 1 month ago
Sex.com domain history as if the detective thriller, it is impregnated with dramatic nature and mystery. This domain saga tells about long fight for the right ownership of property.

And began history in 1994 when the engineer Gary Kremen registered domain name of Sex.com. In those time the international Organization Network Solutions registering domains for all comers acted as the direct logger of domains. Bright Kremen realized at once that in the future will be able to earn from such simple and popular name not bad. And it appeared the rights.



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Hosting of Cafe

2 years, 2 months ago
Today I want to provide the Hosting of Cafe. This domain brand integrates in itself 6 different websites which are connected with hosting subject:

  • VDS.menu — search of virtual servers
  • SHARED.menu — search of a virtual hosting
  • DEDICATED.menu — search of dedicated servers (in development)
  • HTTPS.menu — search of SSL of certificates
  • BACKUP.menu — search of the place for storage of backup copies
  • LICENSE.menu — search of licenses for control bars (in development)



At the moment all projects, except DEDICATED.menu and LICENSE.menu work. Information on VDS.menu and SHARED.menu was already placed on Habré. Having become the owner of these two websites, I decided to inhale as much as possible in them life. In addition to these two websites the dedicated.menu domain was applied. After long thoughts, the decision to integrate these three domains under the uniform HOSTING.cafe brand — cafe in which there are different menus of hosting subject was made. In a makeweight to already available domains HTTPS.menu, BACKUP.menu, LICENSE.menu were purchased.

Lately quite great job on improvement of already existing websites and development of new was done.

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WoSign Free SSL — the end of a big Chinese freebie

2 years, 2 months ago

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Certificate Transparency overview

2 years, 2 months ago

The principle of work of the SSL/TLS protocol is based on cryptography with public key. One or both parties of interaction possess certificates and the corresponding private keys. It allows to make authentication and enciphering of a traffic.

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Let's Encrypt declared cross-certification from IdenTrust

2 years, 3 months ago

On the site of the Let's Encrypt project there was information that on October 19, 2015 the certifying Let's Encrypt Authority X1 and Let's Encrypt Authority X2 centers have received cross-signatures from IdenTrust. Now certificates the let-out Let's Encrypt became entrusted for all main browsers. It is possible to check it, having visited the page protected by the first certificate of Let's Encrypt: helloworld.letsencrypt.org. If your browser does not give out warning, means considers the certificate of this domain entrusted.

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Happy birthday, Google

2 years, 3 months ago
Exactly 17 years ago the official answer concerning registration of domain name of google.com has been received. During this time quite modest project has turned into one of the most known and successful corporations of the world. There is no doubt that the majority of those who at least once looked for information on the Internet used Google search engine.

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