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Kaseya REvil C2 Domain List

REvil C2 Domains

The number of infected devices and networks from the Kaseya REvil supply chain attack continue to mount. We have parsed out the complete list of domains

ScoutDNS Most Abused Top Level Domains List – November 2020

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About the Report This is a look at aggregate threats sorted by Top Level Domains from across our global user base for November 2020. While reports such as the monthly DAAR TLD Threat Assessment showcase total known threats as reported through DAAR to ICAAN, our report shows the usage pattern from actual users counting total […]

DNS Filtering Explained

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It’s been estimated that over 90% of malicious threats use DNS to some degree.  What is DNS Filtering? DNS Filtering analyzes DNS requests made on your network and takes action to allow or block such requests based on policy. It works by having a recursive DNS server with added functionality to understand configured polices, recognize […]

Unifi Content Filtering

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In this post we will take an in-depth look at Unifi content filtering. A good 20%+ of our user base operates on Unifi hardware and as such we often get asked about Unifi features and configurations. In this post we will discuss why ScoutDNS is such a good option for Unifi networks users. In controller […]

How We Mitigate Cache Poison Attacks Like SAD DNS

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Last week a new DNS vulnerability was introduced by researchers that had affected the majority of DNS resolver software as well as most major open resolvers on the internet. As of this week, most providers have taken steps to mitigate the vulnerability.  As a network security solution, any threat is a top concern to us. […]

ScoutDNS Most Abused Top Level Domains List – October 2020

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About the Report This is a look at aggregate threats sorted by Top Level Domains from across our global user base for October 2020. While reports such as the monthly DAAR TLD Threat Assessment showcase total known threats as reported through DAAR to ICAAN, our report shows the usage pattern from actual users counting total […]

DAAR TLD Threat Report – October 2020

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It’s been a few months since we have commented on the DAAR TLD monthly threat report. It’s interesting to note that since our last update, there has been a significant increase in both overall known threats tracked by DARR, as well as the percent of threats in newer gTLDs. The Domain Abuse Activity Reporting System just released […]

New Top Abusers in Top-Level Domains

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Spamhaus recently released their updated Q2 Botnet Threat Report. There is a lot of good data within the report detailing the heavy increase in Command and Control/Botnet threats as others have observed during 2020. We’ve spent some time detailing threats related to managing TLDs and so pertaining to this we will focus on a couple of […]

5 DNS Layer Actions to Fight Malware

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Proper cybersecurity begins with layers and monitoring the DNS layer will give you a better position for insuring a healthy and safe network. Here are 5 actions you can take to improve your security profile. Create Firewall Rules for Central DNS Control If your network lacks firewall rules on allowed DNS resolvers, you are allowing […]

100 Most Popular TLDs by Google Index

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We constantly analyze domain information to better understand the internet and manage security risk factors. We like URL indexing versus total domain registrations in evaluating the popularity of TLDs because actual indexed pages are a better judge of created content. While .com has remained the most popular destination on the web since inception,  there are […]