RBL Checks via the RBLTracker API

The RBLTracker API now includes the ability to perform a one-off RBL check, similar to the Manual Check feature in the RBLTracker Portal, via the API. This API feature can be used to build your own real-time RBL lookup page, or to perform one-off RBL checks as needed, rather than having them run on a … Continued

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Node.js Blacklist Monitoring

Node.js Helper Library and Expanded API Features

We’re extremely excited to announce the release of the official Node.js helper library for the RBLTracker REST API. Developers can use this simple package to integrate all the features of the RBLTracker service, into existing or new Node.js applications. Installation The Node.js library can be installed as an NPM package: npm install rbltracker The source … Continued

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Blacklist Monitoring Locations

Improved Accuracy and False-Positive Mitigation

RBLTracker relies on data provided by third parties; whether it’s the RBL providers themselves, or Google and Yandex (for Safe Browsing data), or the data provided through the Facebook Threat Exchange. As such, we are somewhat subject to the accuracy of this data. The Accuracy Problem Occasionally, we’ll end up in a situation where the … Continued

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Top 7 Tips for Getting Your Hosts Delisted

So you’ve been blacklisted? Before you click that button to get your hosts delisted, make sure to follow our top 7 tips for getting your hosts delisted: Check the description returned by the blacklist provider. Most blacklist providers include a text description, and often a URL that links to a page to be delisted. RBLTracker … Continued

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Google Safe Browsing Version 4 Upgrade

We’re excited to announce the release of the updated Google Safe Browsing service, for all RBLTracker customers. The updated Safe Browsing database service (version 4), provides extra information related to the threat, including new threat types beyond simple “malware” or “phishing”, as well as the target platforms for the threat. The new threat type and … Continued

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PHP SDK for the RBLTracker REST API

We’re excited to announce the release of the RBLTracker PHP SDK- a PHP wrapper library that developers can use to integrate the RBLTracker API into their existing processes. This wrapper gives developers access to all the functionality of the RBLTracker API, in a simple, easy to install library. Installation The PHP SDK can be easily … Continued

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Safe Browsing Error

Blacklisted Websites – Google and Yandex Safe Browsing Databases

With an estimate of over 1 billion websites online today, the supply of compromised or poorly coded websites which can be manipulated into an attack vector for spreading malware or phishing attacks, seems endless. A great example of this has been exploits found in common CMS tools like WordPress, which currently account for around 75 … Continued

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Blacklist Monitoring for Cloud Hosting

  Since our inception, we’ve helped thousands of companies and individuals, from all around the world, stay on top of day-to-day threats related to their email and websites. Recently, with the addition of our Facebook Threat Exchange monitoring, we’re helping those same customers battle social media related threats. Some of our earliest customers have been … Continued

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Notifications via HipChat

HipChat Notifications in RBLTracker

RBLTracker supports sending notifications to many different services, including HipChat. Today’s how-to blog post shows you how to get HipChat notifications up and running a few simple steps. In HipChat RBLTracker HipChat notifications are configured using simple web hooks, configured in the HipChat interface: From the main chat interface, select the “Configure Integrations” option in … Continued

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