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Summer Vacation Checklist: Sandals, Sunglasses and Cybersecurity?

As this year’s travel season heats up, SPF takes on a new meaning: Summer Phishing Frenzy. Since January 2018, 566 million records have been leaked or compromised in publicly reported…

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Inside the Murky World of HMRC Phishing Campaigns

DomainTools identifies malicious campaigns targeting HMRC and other organizations with the intent of capturing PII When people in the UK think of phishing scams, there’s a fair chance that the…

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Using DomainTools Threat Profile to Identify Risky TLDs

Note: The source code for this analysis can be found in the DomainTools GitHub repo here. In the beginning there were six top level domains (TLDs). Ok, technically seven, but…

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Cache 22

People say that once something’s on the internet, it’s there forever. And while that seems to be unfortunately true for Facebook posts and embarrassing photos, it isn’t always the case…

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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
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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….