Open Threat Exchange® (OTX™)The world’s first truly open threat intelligence community that enables collaborative defense with actionable, community-powered threat data. This repository provides a continuous view of real time malicious activity. is an open information-sharing and analysis network that provides access to real-time information about issues and threats that may impact your organization, allowing you to learn from and work with others who have already experienced such attacks.
Information in OTX derives from both public and private entities. AlienVault Labs and other security researchers constantly monitor, analyze, reverse engineer, and report on sophisticated threats including malwareGeneric term for a number of different types of malicious code including viruses, worms, and Trojans., botnets, phishingUse of emails that appear to originate from a trusted source to trick a user. Emails usually contain links to external websites designed to trick users into entering valid credentials or contain malware in an attachment designed to allow the attacker remote access. campaigns, and more. An OTX pulseOTX pulses provide information on the reliability of threat data, who reported a threat, and other details of threat investigations. consists of one or more Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) that constitute a threat or define a sequence of actions that could be used to carry out an attack.
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