Author: Kyle Wilhoit

Kyle Wilhoit is a Sr. Security Researcher (or Purveyor of offensive security) at DomainTools. Kyle focuses on research DNS- related exploits, investigate current cyber threats, and exploration of attack origins and threat actors. More importantly, he causes pain to cyber criminals and state sponsored entities worldwide. Prior to joining DomainTools, he worked at Trend Micro as a Sr. Threat Researcher with a focus on original threat, malware, vulnerability discovery/analysis and criminal activity on the Internet. Previous to his work at Trend Micro, and he was at Fireeye hunting badness and puttin' the bruising on cyber criminals and state sponsored entities as a Threat Intel guy. Kyle is a co-author on the recently released book Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets & Solutions. Kyle is also involved with several open source projects and actively enjoys reverse engineering things that shouldn't be.
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Buyer Beware, Your VIN is in For a Scare

I love two-wheeled vehicles. Motorcycles, dirt bikes — anything that has two wheels makes my heart smile. However, when I traded a motorcycle helmet for a stroller and bottle warmer…


#HackerSummerCamp 2017 is Over

Black Hat and Defcon 2017 are over. The annual hacker summer camp has come to a close and is one for the books. With a bit of scheduling jiu-jitsu, I…

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The Summer Siren Song: What I’m Looking Forward to at Black Hat USA 2017

Every year, around mid-July I get excited. It could be the warm weather, but more than likely it’s due to Black Hat. Ever since I started my career in information…

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Hunting the Phish: What We Can Learn from the DocuSign Malspam Campaign

On May 9th, Docusign disclosed that they were tracking a malicious email campaign targeting DocuSign users. To their credit, DocuSign continues to provide detailed and timely updates in their Trust…

Layman's Guide to Privacy and Anonymity Kyle Wilhoit
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The Layman’s Guide to Online Privacy and Anonymity

Recently, privacy advocates were dealt a swift blow, with the passing of S.J.Res 34. This will strip regulatory power from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and give it to the…

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Hunt Case Study: Hunting Campaign Indicators on Privacy Protected Attack Infrastructure

As a researcher, when I find an attacker working, one of the first places I start to pivot is the command and control infrastructure. I do this because I want…

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DomainTools Welcomes Leading Cyber Threat Researcher, Kyle Wilhoit

Kyle is a well-respected and highly talented security researcher and we’re extremely fortunate to have him join the DomainTools team. His combination of hands-on cybersecurity experience, industry credibility, and internal…