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Polish CERT Polska and NASK Pull the Plug On .pl TLD On Malicious Registrar, Domain Silver

Today we publish an overview of domains registered through Domain Silver, Inc, a registrar operating in the .pl domain. This Registrar started operating in May 2012. Since that time, the CERT Polska team started to observe a large increase in the amount of malicious domains registered in .pl and to receive many complaints concerning domains registered through Domain Silver.

Most of the malicious domains present in the .pl were registered through Domain Silver.

A report on the domains in question available for download [PDF].

By Neil Schwartzman, Executive Director, The Coalition Against unsolicited Commercial Email - CAUCE

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