DNS poisoning returns: ’38 percent of open resolvers threatened’
A research team at the University of California Riverside discloses a large-scale DNS spoofing threat. The researchers managed to flood Linux resolvers with forged IP addresses to pose as a trustworthy Domain Name Server (DNS) and redirect end users to dangerous websites. According to the team, the... Read more
DNS data is a gold mine, but integration is necessary
The DDI market displays strong growth. The importance of good and thorough DNS, DHCP and IP address management has been well established by now. Now it's time to take the next steps. How do you get even more value out of DNS data? We discussed this this with Martin van Son, Senior Account Executive... Read more
How an undetected hack group tapped telecom data for 5 years straight
According to research by CrowdStrike, the LightBasin hacking group has been trying to directly tap various telecom data from telecom operators worldwide. Attacks took place as early as 2016, continuing to this day.
Targeted data mainly concerns call data, text messages and relevant metadata. The... Read more
DNS cache poisoning is back to threaten Domain Name Servers
SAD DNS is a new threat similar to the original cache poisoning attack from 12 years ago.
In 2008, Domain Name System (DNS) server cache poisoning was a big threat to Internet safety. By redirecting the results from DNS searches with false Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, hackers could redirect... Read more
Researchers find more than 600 vulnerable Microsoft subdomains
Researchers from Exploit and Vullnerability found 670 subdomains of Microsoft that were vulnerable to acquisition from outside. With the (now patched) subdomains, it would be easier to fool users and steal login details.
Subdomains can be taken over if, for example, an error was made in configur... Read more
Infoblox is committed to AI to further develop DNS security
who follows the developments around the Domain Name System (DNS) knows that the
market is changing a lot. Not only have newer standards such as DNS over TLS
(DoT) and DNS over HTTPS (DoH) been added to make DNS traffic safer, new
players have joined, and older players have left. For Infoblox... Read more
Salesforce and NS1 work together to improve DNS security
Salesforce and NS1 have entered into a partnership. The collaboration should improve DNS security for all organizations and users, and bring it to multiple platforms. Both NS1 and Salesforce are leading the initiative to provide a safer Internet for all organizations and users via so-called 'multi-s... Read more