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Porn Site Feud Spawns New DNS Attack

Botnet operators are adding code to launch a new type of distributed denial of service attack, security experts warn.

Survey: One DNS Server in 10 'Trivially Vulnerable'

More than 10 percent of the Internet's DNS (Domain Name System) servers are still vulnerable to cache-poisoning attacks, according to a worldwide survey commissioned by Infoblox.

U.S. Gov't Proposes Digital Signing of DNS Root Zone File

The U.S. government is soliciting input on a way to make the Internet's addressing system less susceptible to tampering.

Bob Brenner

FUD Watch | When Did the Sky Start Falling?

CSO's senior editor goes on vacation and the world falls apart. Bill Brenner looks at the recent, alarming headlines and looks for reason.

Conference Spotlights Virtualization, DNS Issues

A recap of the 12th Black Hat conference, which convened at Caesar's Palace last week.

Black Hat: Kaminsky: Many Ways To Attack With DNS

Dan Kaminsky says that SSL sites are also vulnerable to the DNS flaw he discovered.

Apple Finally Patches Dangerous DNS Flaw

Apple has at last issued a patch for the DNS (Domain Name System) flaw considered one of the most dangerous vulnerabilities to ever affect the Internet.

Security Experts Knock Apple For Not Patching DNS Bug

Apple Inc. has not yet patched a critical Domain Name System (DNS) bug in its Mac OS X operating system, analysts and security researchers noted today as some criticized the company for dragging its feet

CW: DNS patches cause problem

Patches released earlier this month to quash a critical bug in the Domain Name System (DNS) have slowed servers running BIND, the Internet's most popular DNS software, and crippled some systems using Windows Server.

Danchev: DNS cache poisoning attacks exploited in the wild

Numerous independent sources are starting to see evidence of DNS cache poisoning attempts on their local networks, in what appears to be an attempt to take advantage of the DNS vulnerability.

CW: Security experts knock Apple for not patching DNS bug

Apple Inc. has not yet patched a critical Domain Name System (DNS) bug in its Mac OS X operating system, analysts and security researchers noted today as some criticized the company for dragging its feet.

CW: The DNS bug and you

DNS attack code hit the street last week, so what's your move?

Attack Code Released For New DNS Attack

Attack code has been released for a major flaw in the Internet's DNS software.

Uncommon Sense Security: Do not scramble to fix DNS problem

Security pro Jack Daniel suggests people take a breath and resist the urge to panic and scramble over the DNS flaw.

CW: DNS bug tattler not the first to guess flaw details

The researcher whose speculation led to an early disclosure of information about a critical flaw in the Domain Name System (DNS), the Internet's traffic cop, wasn't the first to come close to the truth, said the security expert who...

Hoff: The DNS debacle in poetic review

Security pro Christofer Hoff offers up a poem summarizing the big DNS flaw drama.

TaoSecurity: What should Dan have done?

GE Incident Response Director Richard Bejtlich searches for reason in the current DNS flaw panic.

Bob Brenner

FUD Watch | DNS Flaw Worth the Worry

Senior Editor Bill Brenner notes that it's pretty common for the research community to amp up the hype around certain security flaws. In the case of a flaw in the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS), the alarm may be justified this...

With DNS Flaw Public, Attack Imminent

Hackers say that they will soon develop attack code that exploits a recently published, critical DNS bug.

DNS Flaw Details Posted by Accident

Researchers have accidentally published details of a critical DNS flaw discovered by Dan Kaminsky.

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