Tag Archives: DNS

DNS Poisoning

security researcher Dan Kaminsky who works at security services firm IOActive, said this week at BlackHat that the time may have come for IT vendors and users to consider broad adoption of the more-permanent security protections offered by DNS Security

New style of DNS amplification can yield powerful DDoS attacks

A new class of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, which can overwhelm even mainstream targets, is imminent, a security researcher warned this week. DNS amplification was first widely publicized about three years ago when computer security experts Gadi Evron and Randal