Microsoft takes on homograph domains

The Internet can be a dangerous place. It seems every day we hear horror stories of hacking and phishing attacks.

And some of these dangers track back to the domain names themselves, in which appearances are deceiving. As shown below, one of these domains is legitimate and one is deceptive:

Web globalization geek and co-founder of Byte Level Research. Author of Think Outside the Country and The Tourist Trail. Co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.

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