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Adjustments to XL Axiata's DNS servers and redirecting traffic to nearby servers has increased mobile speeds in Indonesia using existing resources.
The attack, which saw 285 sites defaced, appears to have involved the alteration of their DNS entries. A Pakistani hacker group has reportedly claimed that the servers of .pk registrar PKNIC provided the necessary vulnerabilities.
Irish websites Google.ie and Yahoo.ie went offline on Tuesday afternoon after their DNS servers were apparently hijacked to point to those of a third party, resulting in visitors being redirected to an 'allegedly fraudulent' address.
The FBI's shut-down of temporary DNS servers will rid the internet of those infected by DNSChanger, and it will be a better place because of it.
The FBI's shutdown of Rove Digital servers, which host clean replacements for fraudulent DNS records, could leave hundreds of thousands of people unable to connect to the internet
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Despite popular reports, the hacktivist group Anonymous is not hacking, killing, or taking down the Internet today via DDoS attacks on root DNS servers. The Internet will remain completely functional.
The Anonymous hacktivist movement is planning to launch a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on the Internet's root DNS servers, using a Reflective DNS Amplification DDoS tool.
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Some of the most widely used DNS software, Bind 9, is suffering unexpected crashes, prompting some security experts to speculate whether servers are suffering from zero-day attacks.The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), which maintains Bind, warned on Wednesday that nameservers running Bind 9 were crashing.
Encrypted DNS may not make much of a contribution to the security of the internet, according to IBM identity expert Ron Williams.While the DNSSEC protocol allows DNS servers to authenticate each other, that's no guarantee of trust, Williams told ZDNet UK on Friday.
A great tip posted at TUAW (The Unofficial Apple Weblog) describes how to boost surfing performance by discovering faster DNS servers with a free Google Code utility application. After tweaking the Mac's Network system preferences with the updated information, your browser will feel snappier.
The organizations that run the servers at the heart of the internet have taken a step closer to a web without DNS spoofing.
I asked this question on Twitter this weekend and received lots of responses, on both sides of the fence:Debating whether to stick w/ godaddy for hosting district sites vs running our own web servers now that our firewall is fully configured.Some folks just didn't like my choice of GoDaddy (it wasn't for the commercials - they were cheap, their interface was slick, they had lots of hosting and DNS features and I could go month-to-month).
A week after |)ruid and HD Moore release part 2 of DNS exploit, HD Moore's company BreakingPoint has suffered a traffic redirection to a rogue Google site, thanks to the already poisoned cache at AT&T servers to which his company was forwarding DNS traffic :"It happened on Tuesday morning, when Moore's company, BreakingPoint had some of its Internet traffic redirected to a fake Google page that was being run by a scammer.
UPDATE: Arbor Networks have provided more details in their "30 Days of DNS Attack Activity" analysis, SANS confirmed HD Moore's statement on DNS cache poisoned AT&T DNS servers. 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 "recent" DNS cache poisoning vulnerability :" client 143.
Well, inevitably you have some issues, don't you? Yesterday's patch Tuesday effectively patched DNS servers and clients across nearly all of the Internet, and there's been at least one hiccup reported.
Security around DNS servers is still a serious issue for network administrators, even though new servers such as BIND 9 are more secure, according to a new survey released this week.
While security is improving, over 50 percent of Domain Name System servers are vulnerable to attack, according to security company Infoblox
According to David Maynor of Erratasec, a zero-day exploit against Microsoft DNS server is being seen in the wild. This affects the most up-to-date Windows Server 2000, 2003, and 2003 R2 for all service packs. This is somewhat unusual for Microsoft's DNS service because it's been rock solid for many years without any DNS server flaws. Fortunately the attacks seem to be limited because this vulnerability isn't normally exposed to the Internet on a properly configured firewall. I'll also show you how to protect your Microsoft DNS servers below.
The two DNS root servers "badly affected" by last month's intense denial-of-service attack were the only two targeted that have not yet installed the Anycast load balancing technology, according to a report (.pdf) released by ICANN.
According to a published report, the recent attack against the DNS root servers was launched from a host server in Germany that controlled millions of zombie machines in South Korea
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