Tokelau's domain name home to internet fraud | Pacific Beat

Tokelau's domain name home to internet fraud

Tokelau's domain name home to internet fraud

Posted 29 April 2011, 8:17 AEST

The New Zealand territory of Tokelau - or at least its internet domain name of "dot T-K" is the unlikely hotspot for internet fraud known as 'phishing" That's because Tokelau's domain name can be obtained for free through a Dutch company which owns its rights.

Now the dot T-K name has surpassed country codes like dot D-E for Germany and dot U-K for the United Kingdom.

Presenter:Tracee Hutcheson

Speaker:Greg Aarons, phishing expert

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