A new security hole in Google’s DNS service could expose hundreds of thousands of accounts to phishing attacks

The security hole found in Google DNS service is so wide that it could lead to an untold number of compromised accounts being opened in Australia, according to new research.The researchers, who work for cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, have discovered that when an administrator opens an infected website, the domain name is automatically forwarded to a second, less-secure host, which then […]

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When the DNS system goes haywire, the Internet’s best defense is a good offensive

Determining if your Internet service provider (ISP) is trustworthy depends on whether the service provider has a strong reputation for its DNS service.But the more trustworthy the service, the harder it is to trust the ISP.In fact, many ISPs may have poor reputations for their DNS servers, because the ISP has been accused of abusing their power and violating privacy.“The […]

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