Scam Websites: Uncovering Hundreds of Scam Dog Breeder Domains

This article was written by Adam Spotton, Head of Data Science. Usually when we talk about malicious sites that Webshrinker finds, we're referring to sites that deploy some sort of malware or phishing attack. These are sites designed to capture login information that can be used for nefarious purposes. But some malicious sites are looking...

Malicious URL Example: Types of Malicious Sites We Catch

Not all malicious websites use the same template. While the term “malicious site” might conjure up an image of a dozen pop-up ads, flashing red alerts, or a window saying “AlL FiLeS ArE BeLoNg To Us”. You’re not totally wrong to imagine those things, though you’re missing a lot of malicious URL categories if that’s...

Enhanced automated deceptive and phishing site detection

Today we are pleased to announce a welcome enhancement to the Website Category API which boosts our deceptive and phishing site detection! The initial “deceptive” category was released back in March of 2018 and is actively being used to protect users from zero-day phishing attacks. This latest update adds a new layer of protection against…