ICANN: IDN Spoofing Concerns

Domain name spoofing works by exploiting the visual resemblance, or near-
resemblance, of certain characters and symbols. ICANN is concerned about the
potential exacerbation of domain name spoofing as IDNs become more
widespread, and is equally concerned about the implementation of
countermeasures that may unnecessarily restrict the use and availability of
IDNs. ICANN’s public comment forum on this topic is available here.

ICANN Statement on IDN Homograph Attacks and Request for Public Comment

gTLD Communique: Potential of IDN for malicious abuse

APTLD: Statement on phishing

CENTR: Statement on homograph attacks

Click here to submit comments regarding IDN spoofing

Click here to view comments regarding IDN spoofing


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