MYNIC

Exabytes launches Sama-Sama Digital to spur Bumiputera SMEs to digitalise
Backed by Ekuinas, MYNIC, MDEC and BSN, Exabytes will be offering subsidised digitalisation packages for Bumiputera SMEs to recover and sustain their businesses in the midst of the pandemic
Google ‘hack’: Malaysian domain register MYNIC breached again
Malaysian domain registrar MYNIC Bhd has confirmed that there were unauthorised modifications at its Domain Name Server (DNS) for several major websites, including Google Malaysia and Yahoo Malaysia, on April 14.
Domain wars: MYNIC gears up .my for competition from .ml
With the Feb 16 launch of the .ml domain in the country, Malaysian domain registrar MYNIC has come out to say that the .my domain name is the one and only Country-Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) representing Malaysia.
Freenom launches .ml domain in Malaysia, expects business to boom
Freenom, which has just launched the .ml domain in Malaysia, expects to double its base of active domains to 60 million by April next year.
Don’t let complacency and bureaucracy jeopardise IT security
Edwin Yapp shares his thoughts on why complacency and bureaucracy can be detrimental to national IT security.
When the media, including DNA, let down readers
The DNS attacks in July and October were inaccurately reported by some media outlets as the victim websites themselves having been hacked; such misinformation only emboldens hacker groups into targeting easier prey for better publicity, writes A. Asohan.
Malaysia’s domain registrar MYNIC breached … again
The Malaysian registrar for the ‘.my’ top level domain MYNIC Bhd may have failed to prevent an attempt to breach its Domain Name Server (DNS) by a hacker group known as Madleets, which had led Google Malaysia to experience, for a second time this year, a re-direction of its www.google.com.my and www.google.my search pages late on Oct 10.
Week in Review: Trust, security and standards, or lack thereof
It was a week that was all about security, trust and standards in the online sphere – and quite a bit about the lack of all these when it comes to Malaysia, writes A. Asohan.
DNS poisoning: MYNIC admits servers compromised
The registrar for the ‘.my’ top level domain MYNIC Bhd has admitted its servers had been compromised, which led to search queries for certain websites being redirected to temporary sites deliberately set up to give the false impression that the websites concerned had been hacked.
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