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Tiered Access update: refreshed statistics and law enforcement processes

In May 2018, Tucows moved to redact all personal data from the default public Whois in order to comply with the GDPR1 and other data protection laws. Since then, the primary way for third parties to access domain name registration data that we hold is to place a request through our Tiered Access Compliance and Operations (TACO) […]

Radix’s TLDs continue to be strong performers

Radix owns and operates 10 domain extensions, including .online, .store, .tech, .website, .space, .press, .site, .host, .fun and .uno, as well as one repurposed country-code top-level domain, .PW. It’s a TLD lineup that includes a solid mix of generic options, which appeal to a broad base of website owners, and industry-specific ones, which speak to […]

5 ways to help small businesses find their perfect domain name

This post was written by Tasmiya Sayed, Sr. Content Marketing & Communication Associate at Radix, the registry behind some of the most successful new domain extensions, including .online and .tech. You can connect with her on LinkedIn. The domain name is an essential part of any brand’s online identity, whether it’s a store, a company […]

Six ways to avoid phishing attacks

In 2021, cybercriminals delivered a tsunami of cyberattacks. PhishLabs reported a 47% increase in phishing attempts from Q1 2020 to Q1 2021. Another report by Cisco Umbrella revealed that of the organizations they surveyed, an astounding 86% had at least one employee try to connect to a phishing site. Phishing, and all its variations, continues […]

Tucows’ response to Log4j vulnerability

Updated – Dec 15, 2021 Last Friday, a critical system vulnerability with Log4j was uncovered that has the potential to result in remote code execution against applications. Since this announcement, Tucows’ Security, Engineering, and Quality Assurance teams have been working around the clock to identify all applications using Log4j and mitigate the identified vulnerability; critical […]