When it comes to DNS cache poisoning: Do you need to be paranoid?

The latest revelations from the leaked DNS cache of the Israeli government highlight the growing threat of malicious software targeting DNS servers, a practice that is often overlooked when looking at the overall security of web applications.The DNS cache leak, which was revealed on Thursday by a user with the handle “kavas”, reveals that the Israeli Government uses two DNS […]

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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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