How to use name server records to locate malicious domains en masse
Malicious domains often come in the form of phishing sites looking to steal usernames, passwords, and other sensitive information by impersonating a well-known brand. Mitigating phishing threats requires constant attention by information security teams. In this post we’ll demonstrate the value of DNS records, specifically name server (NS) records to locate phishing and other malicious sites en masse.
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DNS records are an important part of internet. It is from DNS records that DNS servers know which domain is associated with what IP address. To simplify, we can turn to an analogy: your home address has coordinates that helps locate them in GPS. Since nobody can really remember that string of number precisely, you would tell them your street name and number. The same concept exists with domains and IP addresses, domains being street names and numbers, IP addresses being longitude points.