As we know that when a hacker targets a website, he first extracts the basics of that website, who is the owner of that website, from which server the website is hosted, etc. Whois is the best method to get all these basics information.
Whois is an online Internet Protocol or Widely Used Internet Record Listing, with the help of which we can get information about the owner of any domain name and its validity. Along with this, with the help of Whois, we get complete information about Domain and Sub-Domain. Whois tells us whether the domain you are searching is available or not? If that domain is not available then “No result found” will appear in the search result.
Whois is used to detect fraud in the workplace. Such as Fraud Domain, Credit Card Fraud, Fraud Entry, Fraud DNS Detection etc. Using Whois, you can get all the information about the domain, such as whether the domain is real or not, which increases the confidence of the user about the domain.
Whois record records information related to the domain name such as registrations, updated or expiration data of the domain. Three contacts have been included in this. He collects the information of all three separately, such as registration, admin, or technical. When it is registered, Whois keeps its name, address, phone number, email information in duplicate.
You must have understood the meaning of Whois, it provides all the information about an online website. Now it comes to whoisguard whoisguard protects the personal information of our website from being displayed in the public database, that is, it protects our personal information from being stolen.
Through Whois we can find out the following things:-
Whois is a type of query and response protocol. whois is a type of database that is maintained by internet registry. In which the domain name of the website, the details of the domain register user such as the user's name, phone number, email, address, IP of the website, when the domain was registered, when it will expire, etc. Also All this information is stored in the whois database.
There are many ways to extract information from whois database such as: –
To extract information about a website, you will find many tools, one of which is smartWhois.