Are your servers vulnerable to DNS attacks?

Wednesday, 21 November 2007, 4:27 PM EST

More than half of Internet name servers today allow requests that leave networks vulnerable to cache poisoning and DDoS attacks - a fact that has not improved over the past year.

The finding is part of the third annual survey of the Internet's domain name servers released this week by The Measurement Factory. The survey is based on a sample that included 5% of the IPv4 address space - nearly 80 million devices - and works to reveal configuration errors that compromise network security and availability.

At Computerworld.

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