Mitigate ‘WannaCry’ traffic by blocking Tor Nodes?

A major ransomware attack has affected many organizations across the world reportedly including Telefonica in Spain, the National Health Service in the UK, and FedEx in the US. The malware responsible for this attack is a ransomware variant known as Read More …

New Blacklist Released – Blogspot-x: Adult Domains

Recently we discovered that all blogspot domains will resolve through at least 64 blogspot assigned tlds, and discovery of these continues. In response to this development it became clear that we had to choose between simply appending 64 tld’s to Read More …

Something smells funny at urlblacklist.com

Competition is great, it drives innovation and gives companies the incentive to improve and the drive needed to continue to improve services and products. And in the spirit of competition sometimes a little dirt gets slung. But it isn’t only Read More …

Problems & Solutions with Mikrotik RouterOS DNS Domain Blacklists.

Article by Benjamin E. Nichols http://www.squidblacklist.org Introduction. As a publisher of domain blacklist data, I thought it would be appropriate the share some recent challenges and resultant experiences with Mikrotik RouterOS DNS Domain name blacklists, especially considering that we charge Read More …

Case Study – Web Filtering & Blacklist Quality Put To The Test.

Web filtering is an important consideration for any enterprise – it is one of the best-known and most efficient front line defenses against hacker attacks and malicious software. One of Squidblacklist.org customers was using a solution from another vendor which Read More …

Survey finds the largest single group of malicious domains, about one-third of the total, fall under the .biz TLD.

  Domains and domain names are fundamental to the operation of the Internet. They provide a hierarchy of unique identifiers that guide traffic across the Web and identify websites, servers and other resources. However, in the form of malicious domains, Read More …