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Big changes at DomainTools as privacy law looms

Regular users of DomainTools should expect significant changes to their service, possibly unwelcome, as the impact of incoming European Union privacy law begins to be felt. Professional users such as domain investors are most likely to be impacted by the changes. The company hopes to announce how its services will be rejiggered to comply with […]

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DomainTools on Cyber Monday scams : Consumer awareness and phishing emails

We’ve been getting a bunch of emails lately, that pretend to originate from major online retailers, such as Amazon, Target, Kohl’s and even Wal-Mart. These are, in fact, phishing emails that pretend to offer discounts, gift cards, and other benefits; some in reference to the oncoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Consumers should be […]

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Raytheon : The domains of a multi-billion dollar corporation

The Raytheon Company is a major U.S. defense contractor, and industrial corporation, with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. Raytheon employs a personnel of 61,000 and posted net sales of $24.069 billion dollars in 2016. With all that in mind, Raytheon corporation is in possession of the 2nd oldest registered .com […]

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Domain security : DomainTools rolls out Threat Profile in beta

DomainTools is rolling out Threat Profile, a new security tool that identifies domains that can be used for phishing, malware or spam campaigns – before that happens! This type of “Minority Report” utilizes heuristic algorithms that can efficiently crunch through data, and allocate probability of malicious use to domain names, quite accurately. Sounds a lot […]

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DomainTools : Industry giant expanding into real life power tools

Domain industry data analysis behemoth, DomainTools, is expanding into the real world of power tools. “Data analysis from Father’s Day sales, shows that domain investors’ families spend an average of $1200 dollars annually on power tools,” said VP of Client Services, Susan Prosser. “We will be combining the best of both worlds, offering quality white […]

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CNN grabbed a Donald Trump list of domains via DomainTools

CNN apparently ordered a list of domains owned by the Donald Trump organization, via DomainTools. Ordering a “reverse WHOIS” list of domains can be rather costly, and CNN printed out a list of more than 3,600 domains, highlighting the “weirdest” that they could find. Such Donald Trump domains owned by the Donald Trump organization include […]

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DomainTools scheduled “Internet reboot” at 3:00pm Pacific today

DomainTools, the popular WHOIS and IP intelligence services provider, issued a fair warning earlier today. The creators of Iris, a versatile threat assessment and research tool used by forensics companies and government entities, scheduled an Internet reboot. Almost 4 billion people around the world might go into panic mode, losing Internet access for a few […]

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Email harvesting attack against DomainTools has been patched

DomainTools notified its customers that an email harvesting campaign utilized a flaw in the individual membership email update processes. The scripting attack did not compromise usernames and passwords, but tested email addresses against a large database of unrelated data dumps, obtained from LinkedIn, Dropbox or other sources. DomainTools has patched the flaw that allowed this […]

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DomainTools rolls out Domain Pre-Crime software add-on

DomainTools, the quintessential tool for domain research, is participating at Black Hat 2016, the security expo event – at booth #472. Today, second and final day of the infosec event, DomainTools is rolling out new research software addressing the issues of domain theft and cybercrime. “A lot of domain investors are familiar with Iris, our […]

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Domain safety : DomainTools introduces hands-free WHOIS

Popular domain research tool, DomainTools, is introducing a hands-free version of its domain WHOIS tool, and what a great timing that is. In a recent tragic accident, a Tesla car driver died while using the automatic navigation system of his car; the Tesla allegedly failed to detect a semi trailer ahead. The Tesla driver was […]

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