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Making sense of the internet's domain name system and other unique identifiers

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DNS RF Indices.

key metrics from our DAP.LIVE Open Data platform providing data and insights into the DNS.

Domain Names In DAP.LIVE

Market
Total
Growth last day
% Change last day
gTLDs
New gTLDs
ccTLDs

Domain Name Growth

Market
Details
Description:
Overall growth of active domain names currently being processed by DAP.LIVE tracked over the last 6 months
Feed sources:
ICANN Centralised Zone Data Service (CZDS), .UK, .EE, .NU, .SE CCTLD Zone Files
Last 7 Days
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{state.metricijzclw | member 'percentageChange'}%

Top 100 Popular Domains

Market
Details
Description:
Top 100 Popular domains as of today ranked by Tranco and compared with the highest Bucketed Rank supplied by Google CrUX for that domain
Feed sources:
Tranco, Google CrUX
Domain Name Tranco Rank CrUX Rank
{item | member 'domain' }{item | member 'rank' }{item | member 'cruxRankDisplay' }

Malware Reports by URL

malware
Details
Description:
Total number of Malware Reports as recorded by URLHaus over the last 6 months
Feed sources:
URLHaus
Last 7 Days
{state.metricimnbpk | member 'lastSevenDays' | commaseparatedthousands}
{state.metricimnbpk | member 'percentageChange'}%

Top 50 TLDs

Market
Details
Description:
The top 50 TLDs by active domain names as observed using the set of active domain names currently available to DAP.LIVE
Feed sources:
Centralised Zone Data Service, .UK, .EE, .NU, .SE CCTLD Zone Files
TLD Totals 7 day change
{item | member 'tld' }{item | member 'latestTotal' | commaseparatedthousands } {item | member 'percentageChange' }%

Phishing Reports by URL

Phishing
Details
Description:
Total number of Phishing Reports as recorded by OpenPhish over the last 6 months
Feed sources:
OpenPhish
Last 7 Days
{state.metriciprpyn | member 'lastSevenDays' | commaseparatedthousands}
{state.metriciprpyn | member 'percentageChange'}%

Top 50 Phishing Root Domains

Abuse
Details
Description:
Top observed phishing root domains over the last 24 hours based upon all URLs processed from OpenPhish
Feed sources:
OpenPhish
Root Domain Last 1 Day 7 Day Change
{item | member 'domain_name' }{item | member 'totalsLastHrs' } {item | member 'change' }

Our mission

To advance the understanding of the Domain Name System's impact on cybersecurity, policy and technical standards.

Achieving our mission

The DNS Research Federation achieves its mission through:

  • Education and research
  • Improving access to data
  • Engagement in technical standards


About the DNS Research Federation

The DNS Research Federation is a not-for-profit organisation that sits at the intersection of policy and technology. We fund research, engage in technical standards, and bring technical tools and objective data relating to the internet's unique identifier systems ⎻ especially the DNS ⎻ to researchers, public safety and industry stakeholders.

Exploring the linkages between traditional internet governance, the strategic importance of technical standards, and contemporary policy challenges, the DNS Research Federation connects up islands of scholarship and communities of expertise.

Our stakeholders

We provide services that are tailored to the needs of three stakeholder groups

For Education & Research

  • Research grants
  • Access to data
  • Mentoring & support

For Public Safety

  • Industry intelligence
  • Custom solutions
  • Access to industry expertise

For Industry

  • Objective information
  • Technical standards hub
  • Open source analytics tools 

Open data platform: DAP.LIVE

Our DNS Analytics Platform - an online data, feeds, and analytics service hosted at DAP.LIVE offering FREE data, dashboards, a developer API, notifications, and more ..

data sources

FREE or subsidised commercial data. Open access data. Your imported data.

data packages

Curated, de-duplicated, refined for easy analysis.

shared dashboards

Pre-configured dashboards built as starter kits for your use.

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