Internet Design Flaw in DNS puts most systems at risk


image“Dan Kaminsky from IOActive Inc. discovered the flaw,  said he hopes the patches will be broad enough that hackers won’t be able to reverse-engineer them.”  http://www.upi.com/Top_News/2008/07/09/Experts_discover_major_Internet_flaw/UPI-83691215616576/

What is even more interesting is the collaborative effort that was put into getting patches released for all platforms at the same time.  I don’t recall a collaborative effort going so far for anything on the Internet. Check out this link, and note on the sidebar is a way to check if your DNS cache is vulnerable to poisoning.

http://www.doxpara.com/?q=node/1156

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