Category: DomainTools Research

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Travel Advisory: Don’t Let These Scams Steal Your Summer Fun

The temperature is rising and we’re all getting a case of “summeritis”—leaving the office a little earlier to catch some rays, planning summer BBQs and beach days, and booking travel…

Don’t Get Reeled in By Financial Phishing Scams
DomainTools Research General Infosec

Don’t Get Reeled in By Financial Phishing Scams

It will surprise approximately no one that scammers attack anyone and everyone. They’re in it to maximize profits, of course. When it comes to potential victims that you would hope…

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From Cybercrime to Political Repression, Shedding Light on the Iranian Cyber Army

Enjoy a guest blog written by Collin Anderson as a supplement to his published work “Iran’s Cyber Threat: Espionage, Sabotage, and Revenge“. Collin Anderson is a Washington, DC–based researcher focused…

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No One Expects the Pineapple Affix

In a previous DomainTools Report conducted in the summer of 2016, we leveraged DomainTools extensive dataset in order to examine the distribution of malicious or neutral domains across a set…

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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…

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Cybersquatting: When the Battle for Domains Turns Ugly

Luxury brands are popular targets for cybercriminals; one is just as likely to encounter a trunk-full of phony name brand products online as on the streets of New York City….

DocuSign Phishing Blog DomainTools
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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…

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The DomainTools Report Spring 2017

In the DomainTools Reports, we explore various “hotspots” of malicious or abusive activity across the Internet. Starting with our first report in the spring of 2015, we have analyzed such varied…

DomainTools PhishEye Research
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Up to Your Gills in Phishing Attacks? This Research May Help.

Phishing activity is at an all-time high, causing significant financial and brand damage. In fact, (just in case you don’t have the numbers handy!) fake website and phishing scams cost…

DomainTools Research Kyle Wilhoit
DomainTools Research General Infosec

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…