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What happens after your DNS cache is poisoned?

With all the news about DNS cache poisoning, I bet a lot of you are left wondering what an attacker would have to gain by doing this. Some people at Microsoft have analyzed an attack; it’s a bit technical but interesting to read.  In short, once a poisoning attack is succesfull, any requests for which [...]

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Kaminsky DNS vulnerability: attack probability and other updates

Although this has already been all over the net, there are still some interesting updates worth mentioning. The first one is, besides the excellent DJBDNS server, PowerDNS is also not vulnerable. Which just goes to show that a little diversity is good for your (network) security! What’s more interesting is an article about the actual [...]

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