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Dejal Simon

Dejal Simon is the essential site monitoring tool for Mac OS X. It checks web pages, FTP and DNS servers, local or remote ports, and...

1 day ago by Dejal

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

SafeDNS Agent

SafeDNS protects you from inappropriate websites. We offer proactive cloud protection for our users including blocking malware and...

December 14, 2014 by SafeDNS

BatteryDetective

Real time memory usage monitoring - graphical display of wired, active, inactive, and free memory Detailed page statistics including...

December 4, 2014 by Nicholas Adam Zoss

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

Zero-day RPC flaw in Microsoft DNS exploited in the wild

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.

April 12, 2007 by

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