Welcome to WhoisSecurity.com

This site examines the uses, security, and privacy of “whois” data.

“Whois” data is the registration information that is publically available related to domain names and IP address registration.  This information can be used to verify the ownerships of web sites and IP addresses but can also be a source of attack.

A typical domain whois record looks like this.  Click on the specific areas of the record to see how it can be attacked:

Registrant:
HELP.org, LLC
PO Box 1860
Ocean City, NJ 08226  US

Domain name:
WHOISSECURITY.COM

Administrative Contact:
Domain Administrator, HELP.org [email protected]
PO Box 1860
Ocean City, NJ 08226  US
+1.6093983301

Technical Contact:
Domain Administrator, HELP.org [email protected]
PO Box 1860  Ocean City, NJ 08226  US
+1.6093983301

Registrar of Record:
TUCOWS, INC.

Record last updated on 12-Apr-2012.
Record expires on 10-May-2013.
Record created on 10-May-2004.

Domain servers in listed order:
dns.help.org
dns2.help.org

Domain status:
clientTransferProhibited
clientUpdateProhibited

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