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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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Stars of Cybersecurity Rock Austin

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stars of Cybersecurity Rock Austin

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, better known as IEEE, has developed a new series of shows with the theme of “Rock Stars.” These shows gather experts in the show’s topical area (Big Data, Mobile Cloud, Cybersecurity) for informational seminars and panel discussions, along with informal networking opportunities. And lest you find hardcore geekery […]

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System Patches for Shellshock

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
System Patches for Shellshock

Yesterday, a new vulnerability, now named Shellshock, was exposed in a program named bash. This program is present on most Unix/Linux systems including OS X. You can learn more about this vulnerability in Everything you need to know about the Shellshock Bash bug and Peter Whittaker’s helpful management briefing. Our systems administrators are taking the Shellshock vulnerability seriously. […]

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Cisco Spots, Snags Spoofing Spammer

| September 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
Cisco Spots, Snags Spoofing Spammer

Spammers are wily, but guess what? So are the good folks fighting this digital scourge. In a recent blog post, the Talos team from Sourcefire (now part of Cisco) documents a recent successful investigation of a spammer. The article focuses on the rather arcane crime of IP hijacking, but the hijacking in this case is really […]

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DomainTools System Maintenance – September 21, 2014

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
DomainTools System Maintenance – September 21, 2014

At DomainTools, customer success through system availability and product performance is a top priority. Over the last 18 months, we have been upgrading our code, systems and infrastructure to ensure reliability and high performance with an ever increasing user base and data set. Sometimes this requires us to do things that impacts product performance for […]

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A New Look For Your Eye In The Sky: Enhancements to DomainTools Monitors

| September 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
A New Look For Your Eye In The Sky: Enhancements to DomainTools Monitors

The Internet is an intensely dynamic place–the entities you investigate don’t remain frozen after your investigation completes! Thousands of domains are registered, change hands, change hosting, or are dropped every day, and it can be challenging to stay informed. DomainTools monitoring products can do the heavy lifting for you, tracking changes and sending you alerts […]

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