The DomainTools Report: 2015 Special Edition
Earlier this year DomainTools published a report examining concentrations of malicious activity along a multitude of dimensions to identify “hotspots” across the internet. We decided to expand our search for this DomainTools Report supplement- this time seeking concentrations of malicious activity within Bulk Domain Registration Agents or Bulk Domain Resellers in the creation of malicious domains.
The data featured in this report is a result of queries that mined the DomainTools database to identify BDRAs (Bulk Domain Registration Agents), yielding 122 legitimate BDRAs. We then compared these BDRAs against lists of known-malicious domains.
This white paper highlights:
- Common behaviors of Bulk Domain Registration Agents
- A real world application of Bulk Domain Registration Agents in a hack
- Lists of the most malicious Bulk Domain Registration Agents by count, density, and volume and density
- Quick tips on how to apply this knowledge to your own organization