Reply to post: Use .co.uk to reduce your phishing risk :)

Beware of Greeks bearing spammy small omicrons, says Google

Robin Bradshaw

Use .co.uk to reduce your phishing risk :)

I cant think of a sensible way to prevent this other than maybe an option to have all non-ascii characters printed as inverted so it screams scammy url, thats the best i could come up with.

I just checked and llοydsbank.com ( xn--llydsbank-r1g.com ) and nаtwest.com ( xn--ntwest-3nf.com ) both appear to be available, the other uk banks i checked, Barclays and Santander appear to use a .co.uk domain which seems sensible since nominet doesn't support internationalised domain names.

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