As the fabric of the internet evolves, security professionals must be aware of DNS security threats, such as DDoS attacks and schemes designed to direct users to malicious websites.
Sometimes it just takes a little common sense and knowledge of your system log files and the DNS requests contained therein to detect a data breach.
New DNS server attacks are exploiting a flaw in the open-source BIND9, and websites at risk for attack need to move quickly to patch the problem.
New vulnerability found in BIND, the most popular DNS server. Exploiting this vulnerability allows to reduce the amount of effort required for an off-path (blind) DNS cache poisoning attack. This blog post describes the vulnerability in a less...