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RSA and a preview of The DomainTools Report

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
RSA and a preview of The DomainTools Report

We’ve been quite busy over the past quarter getting ready for the RSA Conference in San Francisco.  In addition to preparing our booth for the exhibition and making other fun plans around the event, we’ve been hard at work on The DomainTools Report (more info below).  We’re looking forward to seeing you at in San […]

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DomainTools.com: The Evolution Continues

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
DomainTools.com: The Evolution Continues

Nearly 18 months ago, we started to more directly focus on the threat intelligence arena with our leading domain name and DNS data. Cybersecurity breaches have become a major focus of organizations worldwide in recent years, and our clients have proven the value of our data in investigating attacks and securing their networks and systems. […]

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Attack Attribution: Looking Back to Look Forward

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Attack Attribution: Looking Back to Look Forward

Part 1 of 2 Lest we see only doom and gloom in the cascade of data breach disclosures, it’s worth acknowledging some of the outstanding work being done on the good guys’ side in the cyber wars. We’re going to take a two-part look at this, starting with some discussion of attack attribution and adversary […]

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Bulk Parsed Whois—No API Required!

| February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bulk Parsed Whois—No API Required!

As you already know, DomainTools has worked tirelessly to build the world’s best database of Whois records, with coverage spanning all of the ccTLDs and each new gTLD as it comes online—not to mention the “big six” TLDs: com, net, org, biz, info, and us. We believe we have reason–because our customers tell us so–to […]

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Part 1: Hacking the Movies, Then and Now

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Part 1: Hacking the Movies, Then and Now

When we use the words “hacking” and “movies” in the same sentence, we’re not talking about the Sony incident last year.  We’re talking about hacker movies like the upcoming Universal Pictures, Michael Mann production of Blackhat, starring Thor himself. The movie comes out this Friday, and the previews look interesting enough and hopefully the premise and […]

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Holy Whois, Batman! Beware Phony Domain Registrants

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Holy Whois, Batman! Beware Phony Domain Registrants

If you’ve spent much time looking at domain records to hunt down or characterize cybercriminals, you have almost certainly encountered some clearly falsified domain registrations. We decided to have a little fun by digging into some (ahem) unlikely domain registrants showcased below, with some more serious points about domain registration and cybercrime along the way. […]

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Notes from the field: SecureWorld Seattle

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Notes from the field: SecureWorld Seattle

SecureWorld puts on several shows throughout the year, but everyone says the Seattle show is “the one to be at.” And after attending our second straight SecureWorld Seattle conference, we thought we’d share with you a few notes on the event. DomainTools was well-represented with a new booth and an energetic delegation. There was no way you could […]

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Usability and Navigation Improvements to DomainTools Website

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Usability and Navigation Improvements to DomainTools Website

If you’ve visited DomainTools today, you might have noticed a few not-so-minor changes. We’ve spent some time recently improving the usability and ease in navigating our site. We focused on getting you to the tools and data you use with fewer clicks and less scrolling. Our most noticeable changes are the header and footer across […]

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See you at SecureWorld!

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
See you at SecureWorld!

If you’re in the Seattle area, and you’re attending SecureWorld in Bellevue, let us know! We’re excited to be participating in this event for a second year. The topics are spot on, the agenda and speakers look interesting, and it’s in our backyard…all great reasons for sending a big entourage to the event. Come by […]

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Mining Domain Data to Predict Badness

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
Mining Domain Data to Predict Badness

We are freshly back from MIRcon 2014, the annual security show put on by Mandiant. MIRcon has become a significant cybersecurity trade event, with hundreds of participants from the private sector as well as government/military. Different tracks of presentations cover security R&D, management/policy, and incident response. Keynotes were given by Mandiant founder Kevin Mandia, former […]

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