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A growing numbers of phishers are using free domains and subdomain to register net fraud sites, a move that seem to have allowed phishing sites to stay online longer. Official figures from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) records that around 11 percent of all phishing attacks took advantage of either the free .TK domain …


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Nuke it from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

A system administrator of my acquaintance blocked all .ru domains from connecting to his network, because all he was getting from it was spam. Maybe the same tactic could be used with .tk. Harsh, I know. But I was shocked at how easy it was to get a .tk domain. Go to, and follow the steps. There's only one captcha, and no email validation at all. If I can do it in less than a minute, then phishers can do it too. Tk. really needs to tighten their act.

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