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December 2022: New Domain Activity Highlights

Using our extensive collection of domain intelligence, WhoisXML API researchers analyzed several millions of newly registered domains (NRDs) added on 1–31 December 2022. We studied their top-level domain (TLD), registrar, and registrant country distribution. We also looked at their text string usage as part of the effort to detect emerging trends. Check out our findings below, along with links to threat reports our researchers put together using our domain, DNS, and IP intelligence sources.

November 2022: New Domain Activity Highlights

WhoisXML API analyzed more than 5.6 million newly registered domains (NRDs) added on 1–30 November 2022 to detect trends, such as top-level domain (TLD) and text string usage. We also looked at the WHOIS data redaction status and registrar and registrant country distribution of the NRDs. Check our findings below, along with threat reports our researchers put together using domain, DNS, and IP intelligence.

August 2022: Student Loan Cancellations, American Football Season, Natural Disasters Around the World, and Six Months into the Ukraine-Russia War

Our team monitored the DNS for registration activities related to some of the most trending and pressing issues in August, ranging from sports to global disasters. An overview for each trend is below.

June-July 2022: Pride Month, Economic Recession, Abortion Laws, and the Stock Market

We monitored the DNS for activities related to some of the top events and pressing issues in June and July 2022. Check out the overview below, and feel free to download the dedicated threat reports where available.

Q2 2022: Seasonal Domain Registrations, Persistent Online Shopping Dangers, Burgeoning NFT Cybersquatting, and the Russia-Ukraine War

We rounded up some of the most significant events and trends in the second quarter of 2022 that we observed coinciding with domain registration and DNS activities. An overview of these highlights is presented below.

June 2022: Monkeypox Outbreak, Never-Ending Fashion Brand Counterfeiting, and Online Shopping Dangers

We detected noteworthy domain registration and Domain Name System (DNS) activity connected to some of the current events in May 2022, along with age-old targets of cybercriminal activities. We provided an overview for three of these items below. You may download relevant threat reports where available.

May 2022: Elon Musk Buys Twitter, Mother’s Day Celebration, the Return of Operation Dream Job, and NFT Mania

We detected significant domain and DNS activity relevant to some of the top current events seen in April 2022. Check out the overview below, and feel free to download the dedicated threat reports where available.

April 2022: Digital Spillovers of War, Oscars Slapping Fiasco, and Tax Season Frenzy

Here are some of the top events in March 2022 for which we detected significant connected domain and DNS activity. See below for an overview, and feel free to download the dedicated threat reports where available.

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