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Tips to thwart DNS cache-poisoning attacks

By Bob Halley | 21 October, 2008 09:34

Tags: DNS

How DNS cache poisoning works

There has been a long history of attacks on the Domain Name System ranging from brute-force denial-of-service attacks to targeted attacks requiring specialized software. In July 2008 a new DNS cache-poisoning attack was unveiled that is considered especially dangerous because it does not require substantial bandwidth or processor resources nor does it require sophisticated techniques.

By Bob Halley | 21 October, 2008 09:30

Tags: internet security, DNS

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