[Owasp-Malaysia] .my Domain Registry now support Jawi IDN

simpleLinux 2fzweb at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 02:39:16 EST 2011


guys, should we install the Jawi fonts to get it work? it is weird
http://xn--mgbfb0a0iva.com/info/

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 12:58 PM, najmi.zabidi at gmail.com <
najmi.zabidi at gmail.com> wrote:

> The idea of receiving phishing email in Jawi is really the most awaited
> one.
> Google translate does not support jawi conversion, so the phishers
> gonna have hard time to write jawi phish email. Good luck!
>
> Kinda doubt the use of jawi domain, for me if I want to use it more or
> less just for fun, or simply putting hotlink for ppl to type.
> I don't want them to take trouble finding keymaps to put in the domain
> name, hehe
>
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 12:45 PM, Abdulla Al-Attas
> <alattas.abdulla at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all..
> >
> > I'm a new member in the list, I just registered yesterday and hopefully
> I'll
> > learn from the experts in this field and excuse me if I'm writing
> something
> > that is wrong due to my limited knowledge in some area but I would
> welcome
> > your criticism and hopefully you do correct me to know things better
> >
> > what the other member group think of Jawi IDN support, in terms of
> convince,
> > security, etc
> >
> > since I started maybe I can give my opinion 1st..
> >
> > just now Mr.Najmi mentioned about virtual keyboard. that means people
> would
> > either start adding a new Jawi or Arabic language to support the Jawi
> > writing or the coming browser will have to add keyboard to support the
> > change for different language (that means more ideas for exploitation for
> > attackers).
> > Since Malaysia is multicultural country there will be some who won't be
> able
> > to use the Jawi language that means if a certain website want to be
> > available it has to use two different domain names one for Jawi letters
> and
> > the English letters
> >
> > another thing.. in terms of security.. this topic been mentioned last
> year..
> > the number of phishing will increase and I think we will see few phishing
> > attacks e-mailing bank users about the new domain in Jawi. or maybe they
> use
> > popular websites and tell the users they can access it using the new
> naming
> > for domain servers with different languages..
> >
> > I think this is just a little point view of the topic.. hopefully others
> can
> > share their thoughts
> >
> > I may sound negative about the whole idea.. which I am somehow.. but I
> still
> > welcome it with open arms...
> >
> > regards,
> > Abdulla Al-Attas
> >
> > 2011/1/26 azmi salim <azmisj at gmail.com>
> >>
> >> OH NO!!! I am so slow in reading Jawi though...sangat
> >> merangkak-rangkak...hhehehhe ..
> >>
> >> 2011/1/26 najmi.zabidi at gmail.com <najmi.zabidi at gmail.com>
> >>>
> >>> any suggestion for virtual keyboard on Linux.
> >>>
> >>> just in order to write نجمي.my i just use google translate tricks.
> >>> also jawi has extra char ,"va" "cha" and "nya" which is not the case
> >>> for Arab keymaps.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> 2011/1/26 azmi salim <azmisj at gmail.com>:
> >>> > Hi there friends,
> >>> > An interesting development on IDN, .my Domain Resgistry has announced
> >>> > support for Jawi IDN, on top of other Unicode, European and some
> other
> >>> > selected Asian characters.
> >>> > Maybe you guys / gals have know this, nevertheless I'm fwd'ing it for
> >>> > an
> >>> > update. Pardon for repetition :)
> >>> > Regards,
> >>> > AZMI Salim
> >>> > following is some excerpts of the announcement --->
> >>> > Dear Valued Customers,
> >>> >
> >>> > We are proud to announce that .my DOMAIN REGISTRY now supports
> >>> > Internationalized Domain Name (IDN).
> >>> >
> >>> > An IDN (also known as multilingual domain name) is a domain name that
> >>> > contains Unicode characters other than the basic 37 ASCII characters
> >>> > permitted to-date (a-z , 0-9 and -).  In other words, an IDN may
> >>> > contain
> >>> > letters with diacritics (for example, façade) as required by many
> >>> > European
> >>> > languages or characters drawn from non-Latin scripts such as Jawi /
> >>> > Arabic,
> >>> > Chinese or Tamil.
> >>> >
> >>> > Many countries have started to offer domain names in their local
> >>> > scripts to
> >>> > allow more of their population access the Internet.  Amongst the
> first
> >>> > few
> >>> > countries to deploy top level IDN are Egypt (مصر ), Saudi Arabia
> >>> > (السعودية )
> >>> > and United Arab Emirates (امارات ) – all on the 5th May 2010. Even
> two
> >>> > of
> >>> > our neighboring countries, Thailand and Singapore, have implemented
> >>> > IDN.
> >>> >
> >>> > For Malaysia, we have decided to offer 2nd Level IDNs, starting with
> >>> > Jawi
> >>> > (for example, مليسيا.my).  Chinese and Tamil IDNs are also in the
> >>> > pipeline
> >>> > and will be implemented progressively.  For Jawi IDNs, the roll out
> >>> > will be
> >>> > in 3 phases.  In the first phase, registration of Jawi IDNs is
> >>> > specifically
> >>> > for government agencies and government educational entities.
> >>> > Registrations
> >>> > start from 24th January 2011 until 30th April 2011.  The first phase
> >>> > Jawi
> >>> > IDNs will be free of charge for one year.  Government agencies and
> >>> > government educational entities are encouraged to secure their Jawi
> >>> > IDNs as
> >>> > soon as possible.
> >>> >
> >>> > Existing .my customers will enjoy Jawi IDNs in the second phase, and
> in
> >>> > the
> >>> > third phase, Jawi IDNs will be opened to the public. Do keep an eye
> >>> > open for
> >>> > the announcements on the second and third phase roll out to secure
> your
> >>> > own
> >>> > Jawi IDN!
> >>> >
> >>> > For more information about IDN, do visit our FAQ page
> >>> > at http://www.domainregistry.my/faq.php?id=98.
> >>> >
> >>> > Please do not hesitate to e-mail domreg at domainregistry.my or call us
> at
> >>> > 03 -
> >>> > 8991 7272 if you have any enquiries.
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > Yours sincerely,
> >>> >
> >>> > .my DOMAIN REGISTRY
> >>> >
> >>> > MYNIC Berhad (735031-H)             | Tel          : +603-8991 7272
> >>> > Level 3, Block C                                | Fax          :
> >>> > +603-8991
> >>> > 7277
> >>> > Mines Waterfront Business Park    | E-mail
> >>> > : domreg at domainregistry.my (Registration)
> >>> > No. 3, Jalan Tasik                             |
> >>> >    billing at domainregistry.my (Billing)
> >>> > The Mines Resort City                      | URL
> >>> > : http://www.domainregistry.my
> >>> > 43300 Seri Kembangan                   | Work. Hr : 0830-1730MYT(Mon
> -
> >>> > Fri)
> >>> > Selangor Darul Ehsan                     |
> >>> >
> >>> >
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> >>
> >> --
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