What is Passive DNS? And Why Should You Use a Passive DNS API?

| December 18, 2018

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Cybersecurity attacks and network threats are on the rise every year. Even if you’re not aware of it, the bad guys are always lurking in the background, looking for ways to attack your web server, DNS infrastructure and domain names. As seen in our Types of DNS Attacks blog post, the DNS system hasn’t proven itself as the most effective Internet service in terms of security (cache poisoning, hijacking, hard DRDOS mitigation, etc.). Even with today’s DNSSEC and other modern DNS attack prevention technologies, many people in the cybersecurity community think that the DNS service remains insecure by default. Due to increasing risks and the enduring weaknesses of the DNS ecosystem, we’ve built the core passive DNS intelligence security technology that powers all our tools and products. But we’re aware that many of you haven’t heard about passive DNS. That’s why today we’ll explain this fascinating component that powers our SecurityTrails toolkit.

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