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The Evolution of Domain Names and What It Means for the Domain Industry

At the time of writing this, there are more than 1.8 billion live websites in the world. Back in 1985, when the world's first .com domain was registered, there were merely six. Such an exponential increase in just 36 years doesn't quite come as a surprise. In fact, it seems like an obvious progression considering how launching a website today goes hand in hand with starting something new. more

Could the LGBTQ Community Be a Target of Internet Threat Actors?

Pride month is celebrated worldwide. While it's meant to be a time of celebration for members of the LGBTQ community and their families and supporters, its popularity has also made it a possible target of cyber threats. In this post, we look at potentially dangerous Internet properties that have been registered both recently and over the years. more

Uncovering Office 365-Related Artifacts with IP and Domain Intelligence

While Office 365 is one of the most prevalent office suites out in the market today, its users can't rest easy. Cybercriminals and threat actors will always find ways to abuse the most popular brands in various ways. more

The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Tandem's Effects on Domain and Subdomain Registrations

It has been months after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took office as president and vice president of the U.S., respectively. And since that time, they were naturally featured in most news outlets. What we wanted to know, though, is how all the attention has been affecting the domain registration world. more

Zero-Trust Implementation Using WHOIS, IP, and DNS Data

The U.S. government released the Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity in May 2021, highlighting the rationale of a zero-trust security approach. While the order only covers the government's digital infrastructure, this initiative could also serve as a catalyst for more robust global cybersecurity. more

Protecting Your IP as Part of a Digital Transformation Strategy

Over the past few months, the Western world has begun to slowly recover from the economic disaster COVID caused. Many countries have been able to speed up their vaccination program and abandon lockdowns, or at least loosen restrictions. Shops, bars, cinemas, and so on are opening up again, and with that, the desire people have to spend money. more

Analyzing Recently Discovered Windows 11-Themed Assets

The release of a new application or operating system (OS) is typically greeted by enthusiasm, diverse opinions, and potential threats. Windows 11's case is no different as we identified various assets that could be misused on the Internet. more

WhoisXML API Upgraded Its Web Categorization Engine

Web categorization engines and related tools are built to help organizations classify websites they do business or generally interact with. WhoisXML API's Website Categorization API and Website Categorization Lookup used to classify websites into 25 possible categories. more

Domains Are a Critical Component of Your Enterprise Risk Management

A recent report "Domain Security: A Critical Component of Enterprise Risk Management" published by the Interisle Consulting Group highlights why domain security should be a critical component of enterprise risk management, a proposal that resonates closely with what we at CSC advocate. more

Liberty Front Press Network: An IoC Enrichment & Threat Intelligence Analysis

Liberty Front Press is a fake news network that has been operating since Trump's administration and was said to be designed to leverage liberal resentment against the former U.S. president while promoting pro-Iranian foreign policy narratives via social media. more