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Mac and Windows users threatened by rampant .om domain 'typosquatting'

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    Mac and Windows users could end up in some bad Internet neighborhoods by not typing the “c” in “.com” websites.

    As reported by Threatpost, Security vendor Endgame recently discovered widespread “typosquatting” with the “.om” domain name, in which bad actors attempt to dupe people who mistype common URLs. In this case, more than 300 malicious URLs have latched onto the Country Code Top-Level Domain for Oman, which users might accidentally enter instead of .com” Some examples include samsung.om, delta.om, and netflix.om.

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