domain name system

Forget .coms, your name alone can be an internet address

August 14th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Forget confusing web addresses! Soon if you just type SBI on your browser you can to go to the web site of the State ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Internet to be thrown open to new names

June 20th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) The body that controls internet domain names Monday agreed to open up the naming system so that any organisation with enough cash can apply to create ... Read more...

Posted in World |

.xxx adult web addresses now online

April 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Pornography-only suffix - .xxx - is now part of the Domain Name System (DNS) and the first addresses like, and are being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pornography websites with ‘.xxx’ addresses open for business

April 19th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): After ICANN approved the .xxx domain name for pornographic websites, the new pornography-only suffix has been added to the Domain Name System, better known for .com, .gov, .net ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WikiLeaks website back up on Swiss network after six-hour shutdown

December 3rd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): WikiLeaks is up and running again on a Swiss network a few hours after the company providing its DNS services terminated the whistleblower website's account.According to, some leaked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, WikiLeaks taken offline by ‘domain name system’ provider

December 3rd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): WikiLeaks went offline again on Friday after the company providing its DNS services decided to terminate the whistleblower website's account.The outage comes two days after Amazon Web Services (AWS) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Internet now single biggest source of global information

December 2nd, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Shudip Talukdar New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) What began modestly in the late 1960s as a way to connect research establishments by the US military has grown phenomenally to become the Internet, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Iranian Cyber Army ‘hacks’ Twitter

December 19th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Popular social networking site Twitter has been attacked by a group claiming to be the Iranian Cyber Army that directs web users to a page containing anti-America messages.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New system makes WiFi networks more secure

August 26th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, August 26 (IANS) Terrorists hacking into American Ken Heywood's WiFi Internet connection in Mumbai recently, to email bombing threats, has highlighted the vulnerability of shared Internet communications.Now Carnegie Mellon University ... Read more...

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New security patch software tackles major internet security breach

July 9th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Computer giants like Microsoft, Sun, and Cisco are distributing new software to tackle a major security glitch in the internet addressing system.The flaw was such that it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

U.S. Control of Internet Remains Issue

November 17th, 2007 - 12:01 am ICT by admin
A U.N.-sponsored Internet conference ended Thursday with little to show in closing the issue of U.S. control over how people around the world access e-mail and Web sites.With no concrete recommendations for ... Read more...

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