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CloudFlare launches secure domain name management service

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Feb 23, 2016.

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    CloudFlare has launched a domain name registration service with enhanced security controls designed to prevent domain hijacking, a serious attack that can have far-reaching consequences for companies.

    Its Registrar keeps a close eye on domain name registrations and changes to registrations with the intention of preventing attackers from gaining control of a domain name, said Ryan Lackey, who works with CloudFlare's security product strategy.

    The idea came after CloudFlare began looking for a domain name registrar with better security, Lackey said. CloudFlare is a constant target for attackers. They couldn't find anything suitable, so CloudFlare decided to develop its own.

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