Research and Media Collaborations | WhoisXML API

Research and Media Collaborations

WhoisXML API works with security researchers, scholars, and journalists to raise cyber awareness, investigate threats and vulnerabilities, establish context around threat actors and malicious infrastructure, and more.

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50 Billion+Domains and subdomains
21.0 Billion+WHOIS records
116 Billion+DNS records
14+Years of data crawling
10.4 Million+IP netblocks in total

What Data Can You Provide?

Our collection of domain, DNS, IP, and threat intelligence data sources cover:

Domain names

Domain history




Email addresses

IP addresses

net org com

DNS History

Threat Intelligence

Featured Research and Collaborations

Shedding Light on a Years-Long Surveillance Operation

WhoisXML API data played a part in an in-depth investigation by Lighthouse Reports that revealed a massive cybersurveillance outfit operating in Europe.

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Understanding the State of Online Scams

Discover how ScamAdviser worked with WhoisXML API and other data partners to meticulously research and curate the 2022 Global State of Scams Report.

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Historical WHOIS Data Casting a Light on Indian Chronicles

Learn how WhoisXML API data aided EU DisinfoLab’s efforts to make sense of and expose a 15-year-old disinformation operation comprising fake media outlets targeting different countries.

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OSINT Tech That Saves Lives

Learn how the National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF) teamed up with WhoisXML API and dozens of OSINT technology partners and law enforcement investigators to work on missing person cases.

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Clearing the Road towards Effective Web Vulnerability Alerts

Learn how academic researchers partnered with WhoisXML API and used our WHOIS database to lay the groundwork for more effective vulnerability notifications.

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Scoping Suspicious Covid-related Domain Registrations

Learn how WhoisXML API and a Bloomberg columnist raised awareness of coronavirus-related domain names possibly used in suspicious or malicious online activities.

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