Cybercriminal groups nowadays often use .eu country code top-level domains. If you are not familiar with it, that shouldn’t be a surprise. .eu is a relatively new country code that took effect in December, 2005. If you are using Mac OS 10.4, note that Network Utility doesn’t let you look up .eu domains. The “who is” authority of .eu domains is EURid, and you can look up .eu domains with an Internet browser.
One example of these cybercriminal groups using .eu domains is Downloadable Software. This cybercriminal group uses various domain names such as
to deceive Internet users. All these .eu domains are registered through Internet.bs. Internet.bs is a domain registrar that is located in Nassau, the Bahamas.