DNS Deep Diving into Pig Butchering Scams | WhoisXML API

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DNS Deep Diving into Pig Butchering Scams

Ever heard of a cybercrime newbie pig butchering scam? For the less initiated, pig butchering occurs when attackers get you to invest in seemingly legitimate ventures or assets but are actually just after stealing your money.

Eight indicators of compromise (IoCs) related to pig butchering scams were recently publicized.1 We used them as jump-off points to uncover unidentified potentially connected artifacts that include:

  • 27 email-connected domains, one of which turned out to be malicious
  • Two IP addresses
  • 112 string-connected domains

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  • [1] https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cybercrime-and-digital-threats/unmasking-pig-butchering-scams-and-protecting-your-financial-future
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