Calling all elite security experts: Apply to be among the first malware domain taggers

OpenDNS Domain Tagging is a well-oiled system that empowers our global community of security researchers, academics, IT professionals and generally invested people to contribute to website classification. People can either submit domains and tag them with a category like “dating,” “video sharing” or “news,” or they can vote on the accuracy of other people’s tags. The resulting data, in combination with other data sources and verification measures, helps power OpenDNS content filtering. OpenDNS is unique in our crowdsourcing ...

“Blackhole” Exploit Kit DGA Analysis

[ Editor's note: Our new security research team is cranking out information faster than we can create a security blog.  So for now, we're sharing some of the cool stuff they are doing here. Here's one of their first pieces, dissecting the "Blackhole" exploit kit. ]

What is the “Blackhole” Exploit Kit?

A very popular and customizable kit to exploit a range of client vulnerabilities via the Web. Hackers license the kit (or rent an already exploited site) to cyber criminals. Cyber criminals compromise ...