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Don’t be Schooled by Brexit Phishing Tactics

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Don’t be Schooled by Brexit Phishing Tactics

Barracuda Networks, whose early claim to fame was a spam firewall appliance, published a blog post on a phishing campaign that’s been making the rounds. The campaign capitalizes on a timely event—Brexit—by evoking the market uncertainties surrounding Britain’s move. The gist of the spam/phishing emails is that now is a great time to refinance or buy […]

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DomainTools Membership Evolution

| April 25, 2016 | 2 Comments
DomainTools Membership Evolution

Earlier today DomainTools announced an evolution of our membership model for individual users. Going forward DomainTools will only offer one retail membership level, the Personal Membership. I appreciate all of the feedback that we have received from many of our loyal and longtime DomainTools users. It’s clear DomainTools is a critical resource for our customers. […]

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Introducing DomainTools Reverse IP Whois

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Introducing DomainTools Reverse IP Whois

We are excited to announce the addition of Reverse IP Whois to our DomainTools products. This powerful tool shows you all of the IPv4 address allocations for a given search term—usually an organization like a company, educational institution, or government entity. This can be very useful when trying to gain context, or situational awareness, related to […]

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The Monday Media Wrap Up

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Monday Media Wrap Up

Articles from January 16-22 Dive into this past week’s security news: 4 essentials to creating a world-class threat intelligence program Michael Kassner | TechRepublic | Jan. 22, 2016 Businesses, large and small, are changing tactics when it comes to information security. Rather than spend hard-earned cash attempting to cover every base defensively, company officials are developing […]

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Not the Boots I Was Looking For

| December 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Not the Boots I Was Looking For

Guest Blogger Shawnda Potvin (a DomainTools Account Specialist) shares a personal experience with Iris  I was recently on a mission to treat myself to a pair of boots. I went to a website which I thought was an authentic UGG® boots website, as both websites were identical. After I purchased the UGG boots and received […]

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Hacktoberfest 2015

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hacktoberfest 2015

Hack Days has become a quarterly tradition here at DomainTools, and although the “hack days” concept is now considered as cliche as owning a ping pong table and kegerator in the tech industry (check and check), there are a few things that make our own take unique. For example, rather than solely empowering our technical […]

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Beyond Whois, Part 3: Two Faces of Lucy

| September 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
Beyond Whois, Part 3: Two Faces of Lucy

In the first two installments of this series (Beyond Whois: The Domain Profile and Beyond Whois: IP Addresses Tell Many Tales), we looked at how there are a lot of datapoints in the DomainTools database that go beyond Whois and DNS records to help you find elusive answers to domain ownership and the connections among […]

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What’s better than the world’s best Whois data? The world’s best PARSED Whois data!

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
What’s better than the world’s best Whois data? The world’s best PARSED Whois data!

DomainTools works 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 to claim that our coverage is unparalleled. But now we have […]

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Beyond Whois, Part 2: IP Addresses Tell Many Tales

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beyond Whois, Part 2: IP Addresses Tell Many Tales

In Part 1 of our Beyond Whois blog, we introduced the concept of the Domain Profile, the set of datapoints that DomainTools returns in a Whois lookup. The Domain Profile gives a wealth of information that is not contained in the actual Whois record for a domain, so using DomainTools gives you an investigative starting […]

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Beyond Whois: DomainTools Domain Profile

| July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Beyond Whois: DomainTools Domain Profile

Official ownership records are valuable and can often tell interesting tales about the goods–physical or digital–that they cover. However, ownership records only go so far, as anyone who has used a commercial vehicle history report knows! Getting beyond the basics of registration data can make a world of difference for prospective buyers, and several firms have […]

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