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The Monday Media Wrap Up

The Monday Media Wrap Up

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Articles From May 14 – 20 Domain Abuse Sinks “Anchors Of Trust” Dark Reading | Kelly Jackson Higgins | May 18, 2016 Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed an algorithm that helps catch abuse of recycled domain names, where attackers hide behind a reputable domain or inherit one previously used for malicious purposes. Hijacking the […]

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DomainTools Celebrates 15 Years

DomainTools Celebrates 15 Years

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

A few weeks back we celebrated our 15 year anniversary here at DomainTools. It was a day of forest restoration with the Nature Consortium, nature puns (which were so mulch fun), a speech from our fearless leader, and a delightful assortment of food and drink. This is a pretty typical DomainTools anniversary bash, especially considering […]

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The Monday Media Wrap Up

The Monday Media Wrap Up

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Articles from May 7-13 Cyber security firm reportedly ties Bangladesh bank heist to Sony attack Fox News | Staff | May 12, 2016 A cyber security firm said in a report Friday that the malicious software used in the Bangladesh Central Bank heist in February is linked to the 2014 Sony hack attack. BAE Systems […]

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DomainTools 101: Blocking and Tackling Bad Domains

DomainTools 101: Blocking and Tackling Bad Domains

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

In my last post we covered some ways to look deeper into a report and find other connected domains that are part of the actors infrastructure. Let’s to continue to dive deeper and learn more. Reverse IP Pivot In our last post we uncovered an IP address that was being used to host the domain […]

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Enhancing Your Investigations: Introducing Iris 1.1

Enhancing Your Investigations: Introducing Iris 1.1

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since we released Iris in September of 2015, we have spent very little time resting on our laurels; we know there are many things we can add to and enhance in Iris to better support the important work you do in your investigations. To that end, we’re happy to announce that we have released an important […]

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The Monday Media Wrap Up

The Monday Media Wrap Up

| May 9, 2016 | 2 Comments

Articles from April 30 – May 6 DDoS attackers turn their attacks back on security researchers IT Wire | Peter Dinham | May 5, 2016 An attack research group was the number one target of DDoS in the first three months of this year, according to a new report by a US-based global security company, […]

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DomainTools Busts a .MOVE

DomainTools Busts a .MOVE

| May 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

The DomainTools dream team has made the long, two-block pilgrimage to our new home. Our new space is situated in the heart of Belltown in a skyscraper fondly known as the Darth Vader building. Although the notion of parting with our beloved building is such sweet sorrow, our new space is a reflection of our […]

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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 | 2 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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