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Domains Use Homographic Characters to Create Hard to Spot Phishing URL’s

By March 18, 2020Cyber Security

Website domains can use homographic characters to create very hard-to-spot phishing URLs, Threatpost reports. Cybersecurity researcher Avi Lumelsky demonstrated how easy it is to create one of these domains using the symbol “ɢ” instead of the ASCII character “G” to set up fake Google domains. Lumelsky was able to register ɢoogle.company, ɢoogle.email, ɢoogle.tv, ɢoogle.life, ɢoogle.live, ɢoogle.news, and ɢoogletranslate.com.

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