Farsight DNSDB Scout™

Farsight DNSDB Scout™

Farsight Security DNSDB™ GUI add-on for Firefox.

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What is Farsight DNSDB Scout™?

Farsight DNSDB Scout™ is an HTML GUI add-on for Firefox that provides a user-friendly interface to perform investigations utilizing passive DNS through the Farsight Security DNSDB™ API. It supports features such as flexible searches, time fencing, domain name conversion, result sorting/pagination, historical searches, and data export. An active DNSDB™ API key is required. Visit the website for more information and acquire an API key.

Stats date:
Users: 69 ▼ -2
Version: 2.5.3 (Last updated: 2023-08-08)
Creation date: 2019-01-07
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
Size: 1.49M
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

DNSDB Scout™ provides an HTML GUI on top of Farsight Security’s DNSDB™ API. Through Scout, you can facilitate investigations using passive DNS leveraging the Farsight DNSDB™.

DNSDB™ Scout supports all the major features of the DNSDB™ API including:

➤ Flexible and Standard searches ➤ Time fencing ➤ Conversion of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) to Punycode ➤ Table sorting / pagination of results ➤ View historical searches ➤ Export raw data and filtered results (CSV, JSON, JSONL, TXT, Print/PDF)

Important: Scout requires an active DNSDB™ API key. If needed, you can acquire an API key at: https://www.farsightsecurity.com/get-started/

A full list of features and an FAQ can be found at: https://www.farsightsecurity.com/tools/dnsdb-scout/

Risk impact

Farsight DNSDB Scout™ is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Farsight DNSDB Scout™ is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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