The Threat and Threat Intelligence
UNISQUATTING IDN HOMOGRAPH ATTACKS
Danny Gershman, Vice President, Security Operations, F9 Teams, Inc.
Unisquatting (a portmanteau for Unicode cybersquatting) or the Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) homograph attack is a fairly new type of mechanism that builds on several other types of Domain Name System (DNS) address attacks. The typosquat (Uniform Resource Locator (URL) hijacking) attack relies on being able to register a domain name very closely resembling another … Read more