Demand Media is most abusive registrar
A report by HostExploit has ranked Demand Media as the most abusive registrar due to its disproportionate hosting of badware, botnets and rogue pharmaceuticals sites
The latest report from HostExploit, a
volunteer organisation that investigates instances of
cyber-crime, was released on August 11. It focused on online
content creator, registrar and site owner Demand Media/eNom due
to it being the "world's number one bad host and abusive
registrar", said the report.
Demand Media's internet service platform hosts a
disproportionately large amount of so-called "internet badness"
it added - meaning sites on its servers that host botnets,
spam, malware and infected websites.
This follows the KnujOn report - part of which the
HostExploit analysis is based on - released in June, which
alleged that eNom, owned by Demand Media, has become an active
facilitator of illicit criminal traffic and perhaps even a
knowing accessory due to its...
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