Domain Name System (DNS)

Google builds its own DNS system
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Network & Internet

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
Kaminsky flaw fixed for .com and .net by 2011
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public sector

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
Landrush starts for .tel domains
Network & Internet

Landrush starts for .tel domains

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

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
Q&A: DNS inventor Paul Mockapetris
Security

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
One in four servers unpatched for Kaminsky flaw
Security

One in four servers unpatched for Kaminsky flaw

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

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
EU agency takes on DNS flaw
Security

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
Timeline: Kaminsky’s DNS vulnerability
Security

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
DNS researcher claims 35 ways to exploit flaw
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DNS researcher claims 35 ways to exploit flaw

Dan Kaminsky has told the Black Hat conference that the DNS security flaw is even worse than expected.
7 Aug 2008
Apple’s patch fails to fully protect against DNS flaw
Security

Apple’s patch fails to fully protect against DNS flaw

Apple finally addresses a major DNS flaw that could leave its servers open to phishing attacks but experts have said it ignores Mac clients.
5 Aug 2008
Apple fixes DNS security flaw
Security

Apple fixes DNS security flaw

Apple protects itself from a highly publicised DNS vulnerability which has the potential to severely hit browsers and operating systems.
1 Aug 2008
DNS attacks “imminent,” warns Microsoft
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DNS attacks “imminent,” warns Microsoft

Microsoft has issued a second warning about DNS spoofing, saying that the publication of exploit code has increased the risk of attack.
28 Jul 2008
DNS protection not good enough, says researcher
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DNS protection not good enough, says researcher

Dan Kaminsky, the security researcher who first unveiled the DNS vulnerability, has said that systems administrators are not enough to protect users.
25 Jul 2008