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The DNS Bug: Why You Should Care

It's not every day that the New York Times writes articles about the Domain Name System, but then again this DNS bug is anything but normal. more>>

Understanding Kaminsky's DNS Bug

Over the past few days details have surfaced about the nature of the DNS bug that Dan Kaminsky announced two weeks ago. Yes, it is as big and as scary as we were told. more>>

Security Alert: DNS Security Vulnerability

Earlier this week Dan Kaminsky announced a major security vulnerability in the 25 year old DNS protocol. DNS is used to translate human readable addresses such as www.google.com into IP addresses that computers use to talk to one another across networks such as the Internet. Kaminsky, a security researcher with IO Active, stressed that the issue was in the design of DNS and therefore affected software across all operating systems. more>>

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