We are constantly indexing the latest whois data for our whois category. “Whois” data contains information about domain ownership.
We recently indexed the whois data for October, November, and December 2019 which resulted in 21,168,724 selectors. We analyzed a small sample set (1 day, 2019-11-29) and these are the results:
75% of the data is whois protected, which means that the information about the owner (name, email address, postal address) is not available. Often, that data is simply replaced with “Redacted For Privacy” or other dummy data.
However, the other 25% is not whois protected. Here is a breakdown by registrant country:
When looking at TLDs, there were interestingly no domains from some TLDs like DE and AT. This could be an indicator that the actual number of privacy protected domains might be higher than 75%.
May 2020: New dorks website, Tor, DDoS test and a Europol takedown Our dataset continues to grow significantly: 17,660,962,195 selectors In the past few months, we have invested in 200+ TB of enterprise storage which allows us to scale up data collection even more. As for the public web, we are currently crawling these TLDs:
On Sunday, May 10, 2020, we will DDoS our own website, intelx.io. We will live tweet and update this blog post with any developments and the outcome. The attack will be executed in the same fashion as an actual attack: we’ll do some research, then pay a shady DDoS provider in Bitcoin (and hope they
Tor .onion domains are the hashes of public keys. Generally, they look random, but it is possible for am Tor hidden service operator to generate onion domains that start with a human readable part such as “silkroad7rn2puhj.onion”. Those are called “vanity onion addresses” and there are tools like Shallot and Eschalot that will create the