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Microsoft embraces DNS over HTTPS to secure the web

Developers advocate benefits of encrypted traffic but are likely to encounter anger from ISPs
19 Nov 2019
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What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
19 Jul 2019
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What is DNS?

We explain what DNS is, how it works and how outages can be avoided
18 Jul 2019
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How a DNS firewall can help battle against advanced cyber threats

Protect your business against advanced persistent threats and similar malware
7 May 2019
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Assessing the DNS security risk

Discover how IT professionals around the world assess and mitigate DNS risks
7 May 2019
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D-Link routers under siege from months-long DNS hack

The attackers are running malicious IPs through a Google Cloud Platform virtual machine
5 Apr 2019
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What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
19 Mar 2019
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SMBs warned over corrupted SOHO router risk

Team Cymru researchers claim 300,000 routers may have had their DNS settings changed by cyber criminals.
4 Mar 2014
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GoDaddy goes down following alleged Anonymous attack

Individual affiliated with notorious hacking group claims responsibility as millions of websites black out.
11 Sep 2012
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Will the FBI close down your online business this March?

In tackling the DNSChanger botnet, the FBI may take a load of businesses offline. Davey Winder is, unsurprisingly, anxious...
17 Feb 2012
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Will the FBI close down your online business this March?

In tackling the DNSChanger botnet, the FBI may take a load of businesses offline. Davey Winder is, unsurprisingly, anxious...
17 Feb 2012
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DNS Changer botnet smashed in major cyber crime bust

A botnet that is thought to have earned its controllers $14 million is dismantled.
10 Nov 2011
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‘Climate of fear’ is best weapon against cyber crime

A member of the Serious Organised Crime Agency has claimed cyber criminals are best tackled through fear of prosecution.
16 Mar 2010
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Google builds its own DNS system

Google has created its own domain name system, claiming its method is faster and safer than current tech.
4 Dec 2009
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Kaminsky flaw fixed for .com and .net by 2011

Verisign anticipates an industry-wide effort to finally rid the net of the Kaminsky flaw.
16 Nov 2009
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Landrush starts for .tel domains

Any company can now pick up a .tel domain.
3 Feb 2009
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Five new malware threats for 2009

It's a constant arms race between IT and the criminals - so what is the new malware tech that we can expect to see next year?
5 Dec 2008
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Q&A: DNS inventor Paul Mockapetris

Four months after serious flaws in the internet’s addressing system were proven, its inventor is looking beyond the threats to help bolster web securi…
14 Nov 2008
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Q&A: DNS inventor Paul Mockapetris

Four months after serious flaws in the internet’s addressing system were proven, its inventor is looking beyond the threats to help bolster web securi…
14 Nov 2008
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One in four servers unpatched for Kaminsky flaw

Organisations and businesses worldwide are still leaving themselves open to DNS vulnerabilities.
11 Nov 2008
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DNS inventor tackles flaw

The inventor of the internet’s addressing system is working towards new measures designed to plug recently revealed security flaws.
10 Nov 2008
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EU agency takes on DNS flaw

ENISA is looking at system security extensions as one way of strengthening the security of servers handling IP addresses.
17 Sep 2008
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Timeline: Kaminsky’s DNS vulnerability

Is the internet fatally flawed? IT PRO looks at how isolated attacks on Domain Name System servers have risen in profile to become one of the most tal…
18 Aug 2008