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IDN Homograph Attack Example
An IDN Homograph Attack is using unicode to make a domain name that
looks similar to another domain name. These threats can be mitigated
by using Punycode
and by being more careful of clicking on URLS.
http://ĝoogle.com -- ĝ not g
http://ḃing.com -- ḃ not b
http://asĸ.com -- ĸ not k
Please keep this list updated! These programs do not escape these unsafe URLs:
Mozilla Firefox(43.0.4) partial protection as of January 25th 2016.
- Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition(14.0.24720.00) no support as of January 25th 2016
SharpDevelop(5.1.0, build 5134) no support as of February 25th 2016.
Libre Office(188.8.131.52) no support as of January 26th 2016,
- Gnome Terminal(3.14.1) no support as of January 26th 2016