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Threat Identification Using Active DNS Measurements

Threat Identification Using Active DNS Measurements

The DNS is a core service for the Internet. Most uses of the DNS are benign, but some are malicious. Attackers often use a DNS do- main to enable an attack (e.g. DDoS attacks). Detection of these attacks often happens passively, but this leads to a reactive detection of attacks. However, registering and configuring a domain takes time. We want to pro-actively identify malicious domains during this time. Identifying ma- licious domains before they are used allows to pre-emptively stop…

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