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 […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
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 […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
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 […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Popular domain research tool, DomainTools, is introducing a hands-free version of its domain WHOIS tool, and what a great timing that is. Millions of domainers will be on the road for the July 4th weekend, and naturally, many will be also researching domain names. Safety should come first, all while on the look for the […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Early in April we launched “Domainer Comics,” a fun look at current events related to domains and domain investors in general. 😀 We promised to create two domainer comics every week. Ha! Good luck with that! The last one was about the Domain King’s trademark battle. Look, being creative takes a lot of introspective. You […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
DomainTools is by far the most used WHOIS research tool among domain investors, and through the years it has expanded to provide services beyond plain vanilla WHOIS. Historic WHOIS data provide a valuable insight to how domain ownership information changes, and it’s a great sidekick in researching cases of domain theft. In an email sent […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
As we’re heading into the final days of 2015, it’s time to reflect onto the domain industry companies that helped make this a superb and prosperous year in domain investing. After our coverage of Escrow.com, it’s time to extend our thanks to an indispensable research tool: DomainTools. The majority of domain investors point their browser […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
There’s a story circulating about how a former Google employee managed to take over the domain Google.com. Originating on LinkedIn, the story claims that Sanmay Ved, somehow managed to acquire the domain Google.com, after going through the registration process via Google Domains. Although his credit card was charged and the domain appeared in his Google […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A new press release from DomainTools was sent out earlier today, hinting of imminent changes to the most popular WHOIS tool: To Our Valued Customers: You may notice something new at DomainTools.com very shortly. We will be releasing a redesigned website, one that better aligns the company around our mission to build and deliver the […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
If you’ve been using DomainTools for more than a decade, you’ll probably familiar with its sidekick URL – whois.sc. Set up in the Seychelles under the local ccTLD dot .sc, this shortcut has nourished generations of domainers, and definitely performed millions of WHOIS queries. While we advise everyone to use DomainTools.com/example.com when querying a domain, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Male domainers with a small penis, rejoice! It took just four months after a penis transplant, for a victim of penile mutilation to regain full control of his male organ. According to news reports, the world’s first successful penis transplant was performed on a 21 year old man from South Africa. A team of surgeons […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Large corporations do not want their branding plans exposed to the public outright. When billions of dollars are at stake, Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft utilize third party “proxy” buyers to acquire domain assets from their registrants. The case of HoloLens.com is a great example of how Wall Street operates; just because a company […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.