DNS Flag Day: What It Is and How It Affects You
DNS Flag day is almost here. That’s why we decided to write about this important event, what EDNS is, the current problem with old broken DNS servers, and finally, we ran a massive EDNS test revealing that around 3.7 % of the top 100k websites ranked in Alexa will be down soon.
Domain Theft: How to Avoid Buying Stolen Domain Names and Protect Your Own Domains
Previously we shared some interesting tips about domain hijacking, where we discussed a few concepts, information and tips to prevent this kind of malicious activity against your domain names. Domain stealing, also known as domain theft, is a common criminal activity on the Internet. It consists in transferring your domain name illegally to another registrar, without you knowing about it.
SecurityTrails Engineering: Major Updates to our Domain Discovery Pipeline
We’ve made major engineering advancements in the process of locating domains that are normally hard to obtain. We’ve developed an autonomous system that allows us to process 10s of TBs of data daily, to find domains and subdomains from numerous sources, verify them and then add all those domains to our database.
OpSec: A Vital Part of Any Cybersecurity Program
We all have something to hide. Even though humans are social beings, there are some things we want to keep to ourselves, and it’s been like that since the beginning of humankind.
New API Scroll Endpoint + Return IPs Feature Available
Here at SecurityTrails, we’re making our products smarter, stronger and easier to use every day. Thanks to valuable customer feedback and bold ideas from our own engineering and product management team, we are now introducing two new features to our powerful domain and IP intelligence API.
OSINT Framework: The Perfect Cybersecurity Intel Gathering Tool
Intel and reconnaissance are among the first steps taken in any cybersecurity research effort, and as we’ve seen in our previous post, OSINT plays a big role in data collection. So what is OSINT?
The Top 5 Best DNS Servers for improving Online Privacy & Security
We recently ran two Twitter polls to ask what you thought the best DNS servers were in terms of online privacy and security.
Working Remotely: One Year as a Fully Remote Team
Our first year as a remote-first company has been both an incredible journey and excellent learning experience. The remote aspect of the company was set as a key strategy from day one, and seeing how the initial idea has developed into what it is today has been nothing less than rewarding.
What is Passive DNS? And Why Should You Use a Passive DNS API?
Cybersecurity attacks and network threats are on the rise every year. Even if you’re not aware of it, the bad guys are always lurking in the background, looking for ways to attack your web server, DNS infrastructure and domain names.
Top 9 Popular OSINT Facebook Tools
We hope you enjoyed the article we wrote about OSINT a while back, which explored the meaning of the term, the history behind the concept and the ease with which one can use it — even without knowing too much about it. We also explored the most popular OSINT Tools you can use on any information security investigation.