Free reverse domain #WHOIS service from #DomainTools reverses #GDPR damage

DomainTools announced its free reverse domain WHOIS today, called Iris Mirror. ™ The service is available to everyone, even those without a credit card, and it’s quite revolutionary, according to those of us who beta-tested it for the past six and a half weeks. “Iris Mirror ™ is the next step in digital data digestion, […]

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Krebs on Security uses #DomainTools to identify #domains on spamming network #Bitcanal

Brian Krebs, investigative journalist and publisher of the infosec blog Krebs On Security, uses DomainTools to research rogue domain owners. In a recent article, Krebs shared news of how Bitcanal – a Portuguese network – has been aiding spammers by hijacking millions of IP addresses. According to Krebs, security researchers have tracked the suspected theft […]

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#DomainTools planned downtime causes uproar among #domain investors

A scheduled downtime by DomainTools, is causing some major uproar among domain investors, who often use the popular WHOIS service 24/7. DomainTools will be going offline in late March, per their announcement: “Upcoming maintenance window: 3/29/2018 11pm PT to 3/30/2018 1am PT” Commentary from frustrated domainers flooded social media, using the hashtag #DontTakeDomainToolsDown. The two […]

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#DomainTools and #security : Introducing #Domain Risk Score

DomainTools has rolled out Domain Risk Score, available as an intelligent API add-on to the award-winning Iris, as well as a separate data feed. The DomainTools data science team has applied machine learning capabilities atop DomainTools’ vast databases of DNS and domain profile information, in order to identify malicious domains as they are being created. […]

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#WHOIS wars : Withheld by #GoDaddy is a new #DomainTools warning tag

The war of WHOIS information is escalating, and DomainTools is on the offensive. GoDaddy is now keeping part of the publicly available WHOIS information private, for domains that are queried via third party tools. At first, we thought that DomainTools had a special agreement with the largest domain registrar in the world, to display the […]

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#NORDU .net : Oldest #domain is 12071 days old per #DomainTools

NORDU.net, the oldest domain name with a registration date of January 1, 1985 is now 33 years old. But wait, isn’t Symbolics.com the oldest domain, you might say. Not so fast, domain ranger. While Symbolics.com is indeed the oldest registered domain name, and the oldest .com, it’s not the oldest. On the other hand, NORDU.net, […]

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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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