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VPN Info

Everything you want to know about your VPN CONNECTION but were afraid to ask. VPN Info is a small utility that lets you see detailed...

May 12, 2015 By Csaba Iranyi

Google and Yahoo Irish search domains hijacked

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.

October 11, 2012 by

Torrent Detector

Are you a network administrator, security officer or CIO at your company? Do you want to search for unwanted TORRENT clients on your...

May 10, 2015 By Csaba Iranyi

Bluetooth Info

Everything you want to know about your BLUETOOTH PAN but were afraid to ask. Bluetooth Info is a small and useful utility that lets...

May 10, 2015 By Csaba Iranyi

Bind 9 DNS software suffers unexpected crashes

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.

November 18, 2011 by

DNSSEC no security guarantee, say experts

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.

June 18, 2010 by

To host or not to host

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).

July 20, 2009 by

HD Moore pwned with his own DNS exploit, vulnerable AT&T DNS servers to blame

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.

July 30, 2008 by

DNS cache poisoning attacks exploited in the wild

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.

July 28, 2008 by

50 percent of DNS servers vulnerable

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.

November 20, 2007 by

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