By ESET Research posted 30 Dec 2010 - 01:13PM
This short video blog explains a bit about typo squatting. For our readers who are not native English speakers, typo means typographical error, or in plain English, it means you typed the wrong letters in. Some websites buy domains with similar names so that you will still get where you want to go if you type it wrong. For example, if I type in www.yohaa.com I get redirected to www.yahoo.com, but often times a typo can have unexpected results.
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