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Michael Kaczmarek of Neustar Security Solutions explains why DNS attacks should not be ignored and how to protect yourself against them The Domain Name System (DNS) began alongside the Internet, connecting users to online assets with easy-to-remember domain names, rather than IP addresses. DNS as we know it was invented in 1983, making wide use …

Cyber ​​security researchers have revealed a new class of vulnerabilities affecting leading DNS-as-a-Service (DNSaaS) providers that could allow attackers to exfiltrate sensitive information from corporate networks. “We found a simple flaw that allowed us to intercept some of the global dynamic DNS traffic passing through managed DNS providers like Amazon and Google,” said researchers Shir …

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Building on the success of its proven new solutions of Newly Observed Domains (NOD), Newly Observed Host Names (NOH) and other DNS solutions from Real-Time Protection (PDNS), Farsight Security, Inc., the leading cybersecurity provider of DNS Intelligence, today announced that the company will preview new DNS …

Ben Dickson July 23, 2021 at 11:28 UTC Updated: July 23, 2021 11:41 UTC Out of 146 tested, two applications were vulnerable to Kaminsky attacks and 62 to IP fragmentation attacks Vulnerabilities in the way websites resolve email domains have left many sites open to DNS attacks that can lead to account hijacking, new research …

Much of the internet was disconnected on Thursday. Some of the most popular sites, apps, and services on the internet were down, including UPS and FedEx (which have since returned online), Airbnb, Fidelity and others report that Steam, LastPass, and the PlayStation Network are all going through rough times. ‘stop. Many other websites around the …

Outflow_Designs / Shutterstock.com Did you know that you could be logged in to facebook.com – and see facebook.com in your browser’s address bar – while not actually being logged in to the real Facebook website? To understand why, you’ll need to know a bit about DNS. DNS stands for “Domain Name System”. DNS servers translate …

If you want to stay safe online, you’ve probably heard that DNS leaks are a real security risk. But what are they, exactly, and how can you protect yourself? Every time you access a new website, your system sends out a Domain Name System (DNS) query to find the site’s server. These requests aren’t encrypted, …