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­ssr's Old Domain Name Attracts Cybercriminals


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Sergei Ovcharenko, .su domain development

Sergei Ovcharenko, the director for .su domain development at Moscows Foundation for Internet Development poses for The Associated Press photographer in his office in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 30, 2013. The Foundation for Internet Development is responsible for managing the Soviet Unions old .su domain, which security experts say has become a magnet for hackers.

Credit: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko

The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving.

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