Domain Name System (DNS)

Timeline: Kaminsky’s DNS vulnerability
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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
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
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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
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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