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2000 Tech Tip: Finding Site Contacts

  • January 2000
  • This tech tip describes contact methods, converting between domain names and IP numbers, finding contact information based on domain names and also IP numbers.
  • Vulnerability Analysis CERT/CC
  • Publisher: CERT Division
  • Abstract

    The ability to contact sites is an important step in responding to computer security incidents. It al-lows you to exchange information about security incidents, better understand intruder activity, be-come aware of potential vulnerabilities, and improve security at your site. Contacting a site may also help them become aware of a previously unknown security incident and respond appropri-ately. Ultimately, contacting sites to discuss security incidents helps to improve computer security for the entire Internet community.

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