A convincing domain name is critical to the success of any phishing attack. With a single Python script, it’s possible to find hundreds of available phishing domains and even identify phishing websites deployed by other hackers for purposes such as stealing user credentials.

Dnstwist, created by @elceef, is a domain name permutation search tool which detects phishing domains, bitsquatting (also known as typosquatting), and fraudulent websites which share similar-looking domain names. Dnstwist takes the given target domain name and generates a list of potential phishing domains. The generated… more


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