Today, October 28, Danish Broadcasting Corporation brings a story about IT fraud on a large number of websites, which e-mark has reported to the police for abuse.
Almost all of the domain names involved in these cases are foreign. On the Danish part of the Internet, where the website address ends with .dk, we fortunately do not see the same picture.
This is partly because we in DK Hostmaster in 2018 introduced an ID check of contact information when registering .dk domain names. Since then, we have also made random checks of existing registrants' contact information in order to be able to close a domain name if the information is not true.
Within the last year, we have only been notified by the State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime (SØIK) three times regarding seizures of .dk domain names. In comparison, this figure was 1025 in 2017, which was before the ID check was introduced.
At DK Hostmaster, we work to make the .dk domain as secure as possible for the benefit of all of us who use the Danish part of the Internet on a daily basis.