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The Monday Media Wrap Up

The Monday Media Wrap Up

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Articles from April 23-29 New site on dark web offering one-stop ransom services SC Magazine | Jeremy Seth Davis | April 27, 2016 A new site was discovered on the dark web that allows hackers to upload stolen data and sell the data to criminals or criminal groups. The site, called Ran$umBin, models the user-friendly […]

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DomainTools 101: I found this creepy domain, now what?

DomainTools 101: I found this creepy domain, now what?

| April 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

By Steve Butt, Sales Engineer Part 1 of a series of blog posts to help you be more effective in your investigations One of the many things criminals will do is buy up or register domains that have been allowed to expire. Many times companies will close shop and allow the domains they owned to […]

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DomainTools Membership Evolution

DomainTools Membership Evolution

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earlier today DomainTools announced an evolution of our membership model for individual users. Going forward DomainTools will only offer one retail membership level, the Personal Membership. I appreciate all of the feedback that we have received from many of our loyal and longtime DomainTools users. It’s clear DomainTools is a critical resource for our customers. […]

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The Monday Media Wrap Up

The Monday Media Wrap Up

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Articles from April 16-22 Experts Weigh-In Over FBI $1.3 Milliion iPhone Zero-Day Payout Threatpost | Tom Spring | April 22, 2016 Was the Federal Bureau of Investigation justified in paying over $1.3 million for a hacking tool that opened the iPhone 5c of the San Bernardino shooter? For some in the security community the answer […]

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Reflections on InfoSec World 2016

Reflections on InfoSec World 2016

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently attended InfoSec World 2016, an annual cybersecurity conference put on by MIS|TI, an organization that focuses on training and innovation in various IT disciplines. I gave a talk there on the value of DNS and domain profile data in mapping criminal infrastructure, assessing threats, and defending against future attacks by known adversaries. My […]

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The Monday Media Wrap Up

The Monday Media Wrap Up

| April 18, 2016 | 2 Comments

Articles from April 9-15 Cybercriminals now target payroll, invoicing, and superannuation systems: AFP Stilgherrian | ZDNet | April 15, 2016 The cybercriminals attacking financial systems are smarter, subtler, and better organized, and they’re stealing unprecedented amounts of money. Businesses need processes that can spot the signs of fraud. With banks becoming harder targets, attackers have […]

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The Monday Media Wrap Up

The Monday Media Wrap Up

| April 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

Articles from April 2-8 Meet the new ransomware that knows where you live ZDNet Zero Day | Zack Whittacker | April 8, 2016 A new phishing campaign is sending thousands of ominous-looking emails that contain the recipient’s home address. The well-worded email appears to come from a legitimate email address and domain name, and raises […]

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7 Most Popular Blog Posts of Q1 2016

7 Most Popular Blog Posts of Q1 2016

| April 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

After wrapping up the first quarter of 2016, it is exciting to look back at the team’s accomplishments over the past three months. We enhanced our offering with the addition of Reverse IP Whois, began building our own internal advisory board, and started the process of moving into our new and improved office space. I […]

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PranksGiving

PranksGiving

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Before I was employed at DomainTools, I considered myself a professional Grade A prankster. I had completed dozens of fruitful acts of mischief, but after a few short weeks, I realized I was a mere mortal compared to my prank-counterparts. Yes, it is true, the most important day of the year here at DomainTools is […]

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Introducing DomainTools Reverse IP Whois

Introducing DomainTools Reverse IP Whois

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are excited to announce the addition of Reverse IP Whois to our DomainTools products. This powerful tool shows you all of the IPv4 address allocations for a given search term—usually an organization like a company, educational institution, or government entity. This can be very useful when trying to gain context, or situational awareness, related to […]

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