AbuseShield is a powerful data-driven tool that blocks the variants of a domain name that are commonly used for abusive purposes.
Thanks to NameBlock’s carefully created algorithm, AbuseShield is able to identify and block only the variants that would otherwise be used for abuse. Up to 500 variants will be generated, consisting of e.g. homoglyphs, abuse suffixes and common misspellings.
AbuseShield prevents abuse before it happens while leaving legitimate domains untouched.
Being proactive is key in today's world - for Registries to maintain the integrity of their namespace, for Registrars to curb the amount of abusive registrations and the costs it entails to manage them, and for Brand Owners to protect their brands online.
AbuseShield is a mutually beneficial, proactive solution that blocks the variants of a domain name that are commonly used for DNS Abuse, such as phishing, malware, and spam.
The biggest benefit of AbuseShield is that it prevents DNS Abuse from affecting brands online while at the same time providing resellers and registries with a new revenue stream.
Impersonation online is a common problem affecting both brands and internet users every day, leading to sensitive personal and financial information ending up in the wrong hands.
By extracting patterns from thousands of domain names and abuse reports, AbuseShield is able to identify the variants of a domain name most commonly used for these purposes, and block them before they get registered.
AbuseShield is easy for registries to sign up for, easy to implement for the reseller, and easy to buy for brand owners. Participating registrars offer AbuseShield as an add-on during the regular domain registration or renewal flow, making it easily accessible at the relevant time!
AbuseShield is an affordable way to protect brands online compared to individual enforcement efforts when damage has already been done.
The abuse variants algorithm used by AbuseShield is continuously updated to keep pace with the evolving tactics of cybercriminals. This means that you can trust that your business is protected against the latest threats.