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Typosquatting is the act of creating fake websites or domains that are intentionally similar to legitimate ones, with the goal of deceiving users into providing sensitive information. These fraudulent sites are designed to trick users who make typographical errors when entering a web address, leading them to a malicious site instead of the intended one. Therefore, it is crucial for businesses to detect and monitor for typosquatting attacks.
A monitoring solution can help prevent typosquatting attacks by regularly scanning the web for domains that are similar to your company’s domain, but contain common typos or variations. The solution can then alert you to any suspicious domains, so that you can investigate and take action if necessary.
Some common features of a monitoring solution for typosquatting include domain scanning and monitoring, keyword-based searches, real-time alerts, customizable reports, and integration with other security tools such as firewalls or SIEMs.
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When choosing a monitoring solution for typosquatting, consider factors such as the size and complexity of your company’s online presence, the level of customization and automation you require, and the provider’s reputation and customer support. It’s also a good idea to compare pricing and features among several providers before making a decision.
If a typosquatting attack is detected, the first step is to confirm whether the domain is fraudulent or not. If it is, you should report it to the appropriate authorities, such as the domain registrar, law enforcement agencies, or your cybersecurity team. You should also notify your customers, employees, or partners about the attack and advise them to be vigilant for suspicious activity.