Nominet plans to bring a higher level of security to UK domain names within the next two weeks. The .uk registry manager said on Thursday that it has implemented the new DNSSEC protocol in the .co.uk zone. Companies could be able to cryptographically sign their internet addresses as early as May 18. "The signing of .co.uk was …
Of course it won't ever be "sexy." It'll be forever boring, tedious and absolutely essential.
Thats good however it won't stop phishers using www.bankname.co.uk.harmfuldomain.com or www.banknamewithaslightlydifferentaddress.co.uk
People still don't have a clue what the padlock means or what to look for to ensure its secure, they normally find security measures and announcements annoying so ignore it completly even though they are told its essentual (Much like AV on machines)
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