DNS hacked again with poisoning attack

Monday, 3 December 2007, 2:15 AM EST

Amit Klein, of Israeli security company Trusteer, recently released details on DNS server cache poisoning attacks that affect both BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) and Windows DNS servers. It goes to show that every time you think a problem with a well-known protocol or service has been solved, it may not be.

DNS has been with us since 1983 nearly as long as the internet. And although DNS RFCs have come and gone, DNS is still very similar to its original specifications.

At Computerworld.

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