typo-squatting love

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  • He also expects Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo to find ways to effectively combat typo-squatting.

    The Man Who Owns the Internet | Impact Lab

  • The Strider URL Tracer, available for download, is a tool that reveals these third-party domains, and it includes a Typo-Patrol feature that generates and scans sites that capitalize on inadvertent URL misspellings, a process known as typo-squatting.

    New from Microsoft Research: Strider URL Tracer with Typo-Patrol « ResourceShelf

  • We show that a large number of typo-squatting domains are active and a large percentage of them are parked with a handful of major domain parking services, which serve syndicated advertisements on these domains.

    New from Microsoft Research: Strider URL Tracer with Typo-Patrol « ResourceShelf

  • Phishing attacks aimed directly at end-users have long used this kind of look-alike URL to trick users into trusting content that they shouldn't, and typo-squatting, relying on users misspelling URLs when they type them into their browser, is a long-standing phenomenon.

    Ars Technica

  • If they really cared about typo-squatting, they would add it in the rules too.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Phishing attacks aimed directly at end-users have long used this kind of look-alike URL to trick users into trusting content that they shouldn't, and typo-squatting, relying on users misspelling URLs when they type them into their browser, is a long-standing phenomenon.

    Ars Technica

  • If they really cared about typo-squatting, they would add it in the rules too.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Our research confirms the anecdotal evidence that the ease of using Google's ad syndication program helps makes typo-squatting profitable.

    Advertising Lab: future of advertising and advertising technology

  • Phishing attacks aimed directly at end-users have long used this kind of look-alike URL to trick users into trusting content that they shouldn't, and typo-squatting, relying on users misspelling URLs when they type them into their browser, is a long-standing phenomenon.

    Ars Technica

  • McAfee said that because the domain .cm is a common typo for. com, many cybercriminals set up fake typo-squatting sites that lead to malicious downloads, spyware, adware and other potentially unwanted programs.

    PC Advisor News

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  • "Typo squatting won't be as easily squashed entirely. Just this morning Search Engine Journal posted not only an example, but a first hand experience coming across a typo squatting site." --Enid Burns, ClickZ News Blog

    October 8, 2008