How to secure your Domain Name extensions in Kenya

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Secure your domain from possible loss to fraudster.

How do I secure?

  1. use private records
  2. lock the domain name

use private record

This feature is available from most domain registrars in Kenya; some at an extra fee and some for free. privacy is available for almost all domain name extensions including  some country code domains such as .CO.KE , .OR.KE, .AC.KE, .ME.KE, .SC.KE…e.t.c privacy basically mask the correct information with some record representing the privacy service provider.

What is information

Refer to a set of contacts records maintained by domain name registry showing owners and administrators of a certain domain.

Go to  to check for your domain name

Here is an Example.

Domain Name:
Domain ID: 141669-KENIC
WHOIS Server:
Referral URL:
Updated Date: 2017-06-27T18:52:09.793Z
Creation Date: 2014-01-30T17:12:02.802Z
Registry Expiry Date: 2018-01-30T17:12:02.816Z
Sponsoring Registrar: Truehost Cloud Limited
Domain Status: ok
Registrant ID: 399266-KENIC
Registrant Name: Ryanada Limited
Registrant Street: 14460
Registrant City: Nairobi
Registrant State/Province:
Registrant Postal Code: 00400
Registrant Country: KE
Registrant Phone:
Registrant Phone Ext:
Name Server:
Name Server:


2. Lock your domain

Lock domain means preventing any  unauthorized edit or update of DNS information that may include WHO.IS records, Nameservers, and other DNS Setting.

Lock option is available on your client area or portal of domain name registrar website

Check out Truehost Kenya for these services.

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