For most internet users, there’s not much of a perceivable difference between the domain name they want to visit and the server that the domain queries. That’s because the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol does a good job of seamlessly rout…Read More NAME:WRECK DNS Bugs: What You Need to Know
A flaw in some DNS resolvers, tracked as TsuNAME, can allow attackers to launch DDoS attacks against authoritative DNS servers. Researchers at SIDN Labs (the R&D team of the registry for .nl domains), InternetNZ (the registry for .nz domains), and the Information Science Institute at the University of Southern California has discovered a vulnerability, named […]Read More TsuNAME flaw exposes DNS servers to DDoS attacks
This specific DNS vulnerability is distributing DDoS attacks, whilst targeting authoritative DNS servers. The targeted servers and their protocols are the ones translating web domains to IP addresses and passing this info to recursive DNS servers. The …Read More A New DNS Bug Called TsuNAME Could Be Used to DDoS Key DNS Servers.
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