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[SANS ISC] Tracking Newly Registered Domains

I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Tracking Newly Registered Domains“:

Here is the next step in my series of diaries related to domain names. After tracking suspicious domains with a dashboard and proactively searching for malicious domains, let’s focus on newly registered domains. They are a huge number of domain registrations performed every day (on average a few thousand per day all TLD’s combined). Why focus on new domains? With the multiple DGA (“Domain Generation Algorithms”) used by malware families, it is useful to track newly created domains and correlate them with your local resolvers’ logs. You could detect some emerging threats or suspicious activities… [Read more]

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