Posts Tagged ‘domain name’

Two Chinese Banks Hit By Internet Phishing Scams

malware and hackerBank of China Hong Kong and Hang Seng Bank have both issued warnings in recent days about Web-based attacks targeted …


Famous Four Media Expands Into China

Gibraltar, February 10, 2016 /ChinaNewswire.com/ – Famous Four Media, the world’s leading domain name management company for new-style domain names, is expanding its operations into the Asian geography by opening a Wholly Foreign Owned Entity in China for the purpose of applying for Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) accreditation. Famous Four Media is … Continue reading “Famous Four Media Expands Into China”


CNNIC Report: 27.9% Of Chinese Netizens Live In Rural Areas

China Internet Network Information Center’s latest Internet statistics showcase the breadth of the country’s online population. Its recently published 36th Statistical Report on Internet Development in China states that by June 2015, China had 668 million netizens, representing an increase of 18.94 million netizens over the past six months. At the same time, China’s Internet […]


Shanghai Lantern Network Acquires New Domain For International Expansion

Shanghai Lantern Network Technology Company Ltd., developer of WiFi Master Key, has acquired the international top-level domain name Wifi.com and launched its overseas expansion plan. The domain was previously owned by Chen Donghong, founder of Techan.com. At present, the Wifi.com website is under construction and it already shows the logo of WiFi Master Key. Financial […]


Google Freezes Chinese Websites And Certificate Authority

Thousands of Chinese websites will soon be marked unsafe by Google’s Chrome browser. Adam Langley, a Google security engineer, says, “On Friday, March 20th, we became aware of unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains. The certificates were issued by an intermediate certificate authority apparently held by a company called MCS Holdings. This intermediate certificate […]


Chinese Internet Company Sets Domain Name Record With USD17 Million Purchase

How much is a good website domain name worth these days? An insider from Qihoo 360 confirmed that the company has invested USD17 million, which is about CNY110 million, to acquire the top-level domain 360.com. This top-level domain was previously owned by telecom carrier Vodafone. At present, the domain has directed to Qihoo 360’s search […]


Chinese Websites Fail On DNS Outage Suspected From US Location

The domestic Chinese Internet has been going haywire for many users over the last twelve hours. Starting at around 13:00 yesterday, January 21 (+8 GMT), China’s top-level domains appeared to have a DNS failure lasting for about two hours. Though much of the failure has already gone away, some Internet users may still see website […]


China To Resume Personal Website Domain Name Registrations

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued to domain name registrars a circular which asks further work to be done to verify the registration information of websites in the coming weeks.
MIIT issued a circular and initiated a government-led crackdown on pornographic content in December 2009 when it asked domain name service providers to […]


Xinjiang Removes Firewall Around 27 Additional Chinese Websites

According to information from the press office of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, to meet localmore….


CNNIC Closes Overseas Registration Of .CN Website Domain Names

According to information from foreign domain name registration service providers, China Internet Network Information Center […]