Dataset: COVID-19 Themed Domains

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COVID-19 Themed Domain Dataset

Graph of new domains related to COVID-19 registered from December 1, 2019 through March 27, 2020

To assist the information security community, SpyCloud researchers have compiled, enriched, and analyzed a list of over 136,000 hostnames and fully qualified domain names with COVID-19 or coronavirus themes from a variety of open-source feeds.

We have made the dataset available to demonstrate how to complete a low-cost analysis using open-source threat intelligence data.

Disclaimer: This data is provided as-is, with no guarantees that the data will be accurate or maintained in any way. For more information about the sources, please refer to the original open-source feeds.

SourceDescription
Certificate Transparency logsOpen dataset for exploring SSL Certificates to identify potential abusive hostnames.
Risk IQ’s COVID-19 feedPublic feed of COVID-19 themed domains sponsored by Risk IQ.
Domain Tools’ COVID-19 threat listPublic feed of COVID-19 themed domains sponsored by DomainTools.
Rapid7 Project SonarOpen data of internet-wide surveys conducted by Rapid7 Labs.

 

Please note that we only used the hostnames from these sources; additional metadata was collected by SpyCloud researchers.

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Domains with COVID-19 and Coronavirus Themes

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2020 Report: Breach Exposure of the Fortune 1000

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2020 Report: Breach Exposure of the Fortune 1000

Preview of SpyCloud's 2020 Report: Breach Exposure of the Fortune 1000, which reveals the corporate credential exposure and ATO risks of major enterprises

Employees frequently reuse corporate credentials as personal logins, regardless of security guidelines that prohibit such behavior. When those third-party sites are subject to data breaches, reused employee logins provide easy entry points to corporate systems and networks. In addition to corporate credentials, data breaches expose a wealth of personal information that can enable cybercriminals to bypass security measures, take over accounts, and compromise enterprise networks.

To provide a snapshot of the breach exposure affecting major enterprises, we examined SpyCloud’s entire database to see what breach data we could tie to companies in the Fortune 1000. Across our data set, we were able to identify over 412 million breach assets tied to employees within the Fortune 1000.

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  • How many Fortune 1000 employees and C-level executives have passwords available to cybercriminals
  • Top passwords of Fortune 1000 employees
  • Infographics showing credential exposure, password reuse rates, and more for all 21 Fortune 1000 sectors
  • Which sector is the worst offender (by far)

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SpyCloud’s account takeover prevention and fraud investigation solutions are backed by the world’s most current and comprehensive repository of recovered stolen credentials and PII. More data, particularly plaintext passwords, means more matches and stronger account protection.

SpyCloud human intelligence researchers have recovered billions of data breach assets, including stolen passwords and emails that can put enterprises at risk of account takeover

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2020 Annual Credential Exposure Report

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2020 Annual Credential Exposure Report

Every year, the SpyCloud Credential Exposure Report examines the data cybercriminals have been sharing over the last year and what it means for enterprises and consumers. Our 2020 report shows that password reuse continues to be a serious problem, leaving enterprises and their customers vulnerable to account takeover (ATO). 

SpyCloud researchers infiltrate criminal networks to identify and recover stolen data months or years before it reaches a broader criminal audience or goes public. As a result, the 9 billion breach records analyzed for this report provide insight into breaches that have been freshly released to criminal marketplaces over the last year.

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  • Trends our researchers have observed within cybercriminal communities over the last 12 months
  • Password reuse patterns, including the most common transformations people use to “refresh” a reused password
  • Most popular 100 passwords collected over the last 12 months
  • Common password hashing algorithms used by breached organizations

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2020 Annual Credential Exposure Report

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Top 10 Travel Booking Site

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SpyCloud’s account takeover prevention and fraud investigation solutions are backed by the world’s most current and comprehensive repository of recovered stolen credentials and PII. More data, particularly plaintext passwords, means more matches and stronger account protection.

SpyCloud human intelligence researchers have recovered billions of data breach assets, including stolen passwords and emails that can put enterprises at risk of account takeover

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Innovation on the Dark Web

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Innovation on the Dark Web

Third-Generation Markets and How Bad Actors are Keeping Pace

The largest dark markets may have been seized, but new ones are always popping up. This SpyCloud Research Report demystifies the markets selling everything from drugs and guns to stolen credentials.

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  • The difference between the deep web and dark web
  • How today’s darknet markets have been influenced—for better or for worse—by their predecessors
  • The security measures on new markets that keep transactions “safe” and anonymous

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SpyCloud human intelligence researchers have recovered billions of data breach assets, including stolen passwords and emails that can put enterprises at risk of account takeover

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2018 Annual Credential Exposure Report

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2018 Annual Credential Exposure Report

Account Takeover by the Numbers

Each year, our experts dig into the data from the previous year and break all the breaches down by the numbers. Several large, high-profile data breaches were often in the media spotlight through 2018, but that’s only part of the story.

Unsurprisingly, last year password reuse was the primary culprit behind account takeover (ATO) attacks, but do you know the top three types of personally identifiable information for sale?

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  • The weak link is password encryption
  • Personally identifiable information for sale
  • Top leaked passwords by country

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2018 Annual Credential Exposure Report

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SpyCloud’s account takeover prevention and fraud investigation solutions are backed by the world’s most current and comprehensive repository of recovered stolen credentials and PII. More data, particularly plaintext passwords, means more matches and stronger account protection.

SpyCloud human intelligence researchers have recovered billions of data breach assets, including stolen passwords and emails that can put enterprises at risk of account takeover

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Understanding the Underground Market for Stolen Credentials

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Understanding the Underground Market for Stolen Credentials

Account Takeover & the Darknet

Even after the fall of the large darknet markets, such as Hansa and AlphaBay, there still exists a sophisticated underground ecosystem that thrives upon the sale and trade of stolen credentials. The fall of these markets represented a paradigm shift in how credentials are bought and sold on the underground. Phishing and spear-phishing attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Download this SpyCloud report o read our experts’ breakdown of how the underground market operates, how it is changing, and what can be done to protect you and your company.

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Understanding the Underground Market for Stolen Credentials​

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SpyCloud human intelligence researchers have recovered billions of data breach assets, including stolen passwords and emails that can put enterprises at risk of account takeover

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Download Our Report on Account Takeover

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Download Our ATO Report

The Rising Threat of Account Takeover

Because of widespread password reuse, Account Takeover (ATO) attacks have become an extremely lucrative business for cybercriminals. Organized crime rings are performing ATO attacks at a massive scale by leveraging botnet-infected armies to attempt credential-stuffing attacks against various web and mobile applications. Cyber criminals exploit compromised accounts for financial gain by pilfering financial or personally identifiable information (PII) directly or by selling access to these accounts on underground markets.

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  • The underground economy driving these attacks
  • The tools criminals are using to automate ATO
  • Remediation strategies to prevent ATO in your organization

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SpyCloud’s account takeover prevention and fraud investigation solutions are backed by the world’s most current and comprehensive repository of recovered stolen credentials and PII. More data, particularly plaintext passwords, means more matches and stronger account protection.

SpyCloud human intelligence researchers have recovered billions of data breach assets, including stolen passwords and emails that can put enterprises at risk of account takeover

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See your real-time breach exposure details powered by SpyCloud data.