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The Latest Internet Plague: Random Subdomain Attacks

DNS DDoS attacks continue, fueled by open DNS proxies. Now they're stressing resolvers and authorities worldwide using pseudo random subdomains.  more»

Digging Deep Into DNS Data Discloses Damaging Domains

A Terabyte stream of anonymized DNS data collected every day from around the world reveals lots of interesting things. Nominum researchers have developed algorithms to sort through trillions of transactions and find what is usually a tiny fraction that aren't legitimate. more»

Smokescreening: Data Theft Makes DDoS More Dangerous

It's called "smokescreening" and it's costing companies big. In 2013, over 50 percent of companies hit by DDoS attacks suffered theft of funds, customer data or intellectual property. more»

Reducing the Risks of BYOD with Nominum's Security Solution

In previous posts, Pat Barnes has discussed the risks associated with BYOD, and a DNS-based approach for reducing those risks. Essentially this approach consisted of making use of an enterprise's caching DNS server to monitor and block DNS queries to known botnet command and control (C&C) domains. more»

Nominum Releases New Security Intelligence Application

The Security Intelligence application provides comprehensive threat visibility by using continuously updated data to provide up-to-the-minute in-network protection and reporting for an organization's network and customers against the latest Internet threats. more»

Our New Initiatives To Combat Botnets

We often throw around the term "bots" in our industry. Short for "robots," it's the common term for software programs that run automated tasks. In many cases, bots can be innocuous and even useful. more»

Q1 2012 Fraud Intelligence Report

Phish attack volume jumped 28% from the previous quarter to 166,022 attacks. The MarkMonitor Fraud Intelligence Report for the first quarter of 2012 is now available.  more»

How Secure is Your Mobile Network? And Does It Even Matter? (Webinar)

Once thought to be a safe haven for data activity and an afterthought for criminals, mobile networks have become the new market for hackers and thieves. Mobile is the growth market of the future. Let’s make sure it’s not just a growth market for illegal activity. more»

Nominum Launches 1st Comprehensive Mobile Security Solution That Protects Both Network and End User

Nominum, the worldwide leader in integrated DNS-based applications and solutions for service providers, today announced its Mobile Network and User Security Solution for mobile service providers - a new addition to the recently-announced Nominum Mobile Suite. more»

Nominum Launches Comprehensive Suite of DNS-Based Security Solutions for Russian Service Providers

This suite offers network and end-user solutions and applications for stopping outbound spam, botnet mitigation, phishing and malware prevention, illegal content filtering, managed security, mobile security, and more. more»