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How a Passive DNS Database Can Help Improve Cyber Resilience

As cyber-attacks become more robust and sophisticated every day, the world of cybersecurity saw the need to shift. Hence, cyber resilience became the new norm. Cyber resilience bases itself on the fact that cyber risks are no longer just IT risks but also business risks. more

How to Build an Attack Profile with WHOIS Database Download as a Starting Point

Fighting cybercrime is a never-ending battle. As threat actors continue to craft different ways to attack and scam their target victims, companies need to build their security arsenals to fight against all kinds of threats. What's more, an effective way to achieve cyber resilience is by getting to know the enemy and build attack profiles. more

How IP Geolocation Lookups Help Thwart Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks can hit any organization and even derail its operation on a grand scale. Just recently, ISS World, a facility management service provider with clients in more than 70 countries worldwide, released a statement where it mentions being the victim of a malware attack. more

Fight Against Phishing: Email Address Verification as a Cybersecurity Process

Phishing keeps making much noise in the realm of cybersecurity, and not in a good way. A majority of cyber attacks start with a phishing email, making the tactic responsible, at least partially, for close to 90% of data breaches. more

How to Avoid IP Spoofing with a Reverse IP Address Lookup Service

IP spoofing is a cyberattack technique that entails using a device or a network to fool users into thinking the attacker is part of a legitimate entity. Often, cybercriminals use this method to access computers in a target network to obtain sensitive information, turn systems into zombies, or launch a denial-of-service (DoS) attack. more

DNS Hijacking: The Iranian Cybersecurity Threat That May Be Overlooked

The Iran geopolitical crisis will have unseen consequences on businesses worldwide. Last weekend, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an alert highlighting some of these business risks. more

Mitigating Phishing Attacks on Cloud/File Storage Services through Domain Reputation API

Moving more workloads to the cloud has become a top priority for enterprises. Some 96% of organizations are, in fact, already using cloud computing in one or more areas of their business. Cloud computing benefits enterprises in many ways, but perhaps the driving force behind the increased cloud adoption is this: Organizations that use cloud services grow faster. more

Mobile Apps Take the Lead, Scammers Follow

Mobile commerce has just reached another landmark milestone. For the first time ever, mobile transactions made up almost $1 of every $3 spent online during the post-Thanksgiving 2019 shopping weekend. more

The Louisiana State Ransomware Attack: Enhancing Cyberdefense with Reverse IP Address Lookup

An attempted ransomware attack on some Louisiana state servers caused the state's cybersecurity team to shut down their IT systems and websites. Governor John Bel Edwards, however, emphasized that not all of the state's servers were affected. more

Using Threat Intelligence Feeds to Prevent Orcus RAT Infections

John Paul Revesz (also known as "Armada"), the Canadian behind the Orcus RAT (a software that been used in various malware attacks), has been charged under Section 342.1 of the Criminal Code on November 8. The specific section is for the unauthorized use of a computer, and at its core, this is what Revesz's Orcus software does. more