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Domain Names are the human readable names used to represent one or more IP addresses. They can be purchased or, in some cases, acquired for free. 
Tactic: Establish & Maintain Infrastructure
DetectionDetectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): Yes
Explanation: This is by design captured in public registration logs. Various tools and services exist to track/query/monitor domain name registration information.
Difficulty for the AdversaryEasy for the Adversary (Yes/No): Yes
Explanation: Proliferation of DNS TLDs and registrars. Adversary may choose domains that are similar to legitimate domains (aka "domain typosquatting" or homoglyphs).
- Tom Lancaster and Michael Yip. (2014, December 05). APT28: Sofacy? So-funny.. Retrieved March 6, 2017.