As ICANN reported on 16 December 2014, it was recently the target of a so-called "spear phishing" attack. During this attack the email credentials of some ICANN staff were compromised.
Auctions are the mechanism of last resort to resolve string contention within the New gTLD Program. ICANN expects that most string contention will be resolved through other means before reaching an Auction conducted by ICANN's authorized Auction service provider, Power Auctions LLC.
Pre-bidding for the RightOfTheDot premium live and online auction at NamesCon 2015 is now open. The auction features 255 domain names.
[news release] Architelos, Inc., the premier provider of automated domain name abuse detection and mitigation services, has added Famous Four Media to its expanding roster of NameSentryclients.
According to the President of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) , the company only managed to register about 60,000 .NG domain names in 2013.
The Coordination Center for TLD RU/.РФ, said recently that the domain name .РФ has made the Internet more comfortable for Russian users..