Want a new Google zip domain? It could be a serious security risk

Google recently unveiled (opens in new tab) eight new top-level domains (TLDs) designed to inspire fathers (.dad), graduates (.prof, .phd, and .esq), and tech enthusiasts (.foo, .zip, .mov, and .nexus), but at least two of those present a significant cybersecurity risk, experts have warned.

The TLDs in question – .zip and .mov – share their name with common file formats (ZIP archives and video files) that exist outside of the Internet’s four walls, which many cybersecurity experts are calling out for being misleading.

Source: www.techradar.com