NEWBURYPORT, Mass., January 18, 2008 – DNSstuff.com, a leading provider of real-time network forensics to millions of users world-wide, is pleased to announce the use of its network tracing and cybercrime prevention tools in the film Untraceable, a fast-paced thriller staring Diane Lane, opening in the United States on January 25, 2008. DNSstuff.com executives are available for concise comment on Internet anonymity issues, the prevention of cybercrimes such as human exploitation and identity theft, and Internet tracing techniques and tools such as those realistically used in Untraceable.

(NOTE TO EDITORS: the Domain Name Service (DNS) translates human-language web, email and domain addresses such as "www.DNSstuff.com" into the network-readable Internet addresses that form a user's online identity and enable communication. DNS hacking and abuse is often fundamental to the commission of online crimes.)

Untraceable advisor and former FBI cyber-crime expert EJ Hilbert notes: "Malicious crimes such as human exploitation, cyber-terrorism, identity theft and larceny are tangible, growing global problems. Untraceable accurately incorporates certain DNSstuff.com tools and Internet management techniques now used by millions of businesses, law enforcement agencies and individuals. DNSstuff.com resources are invaluable in helping protect and safely manage Internet connectivity, and are used by law enforcement agencies worldwide to help combat the worst crimes."

"We are delighted to work with Untraceable's producers, Director Gregory Hoblit and advisors such as E.J. Hilbert. Their careful research and plausible portrayal of global network vulnerabilities has yielded a uniquely accurate and suspenseful film," notes Rich Person, CEO of DNSstuff.com. DNSstuff executives served as advisors to the film's creators. Many DNSstuff.com tools are made available free-of-charge and are used by millions of network professionals worldwide to help manage networks and protect against attacks, identity hijacking, theft and other online crimes.


About DNSstuff.com

DNSstuff.com is the Web’s premiere destination for DNS professionals, offering free online tools to monitor and maintain one of the most vital, yet vulnerable, lynchpins in the infrastructure supporting the Web – the Domain Name System. DNSstuff.com is a web application providing expertise and all the tools necessary to ensure that your DNS operates smoothly, efficiently and safely. It is one of the largest and most trusted communities of IT professionals on the Web, and can be found www.dnsstuff.com. The company is included in a number of books on DNS and will be featured in the upcoming Hollywood movie Untraceable starring Diane Lane in January 2008.

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