From ransomware attacks that can cripple systems to phishing campaigns aimed at harvesting user credentials and Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams designed to steal millions of dollars from a company in a single transaction, cybercriminals are increasingly using look-alike domains to conduct targeted attacks. According to the FBI, these attacks not only result in the loss of over one billion dollars annually and the theft of valuable data but also inflict catastrophic damage to organizations’ brands and reputations.
Braintrace’s Cybersquatting service protects organizations from these threats by providing early detection of and protection from malicious look-alike domains. Braintrace actively scans and detects when malicious domains are created and conduct deep analysis to determine their threat level to protect organizations from imminent attacks.
Cybersquatting Protection Service by Braintrace introduces intelligent URL Protection against cybersquatting – registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name confusingly similar to, or dilutive of, a trademark or personal name. Cybersquatting has evolved over the years to include advanced techniques resulting in domain names that are, in some cases, indistinguishable from the original. Cybersquatting Protection by Braintrace protects against all forms of cybersquatting, including, bitsquatting, typosquatting, unicode masquerading, and look-alike masquerading.
Braintrace’s Cybersquatting Protection Dashboard provides an up-to-the-minute visual of the cybersquatting threat landscape and allows for the option to mitigate any threats by initiating enforcement action for domain take-downs.