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’20 percent of new domain names are malicious’

’20 percent of new domain names are malicious’

Research by Akamai indicates that 20 percent of all domain names registered in the past six months (79 million) were created for malicious purposes. Akamai claims that its security software is able to identify malicious domain names within minutes. Most cybercriminals depend on domain names. Or... Read more

date2 months ago
Major vulnerability in IoT devices from Linksys, Netgear and Axis

Major vulnerability in IoT devices from Linksys, Netgear and Axis

Nozomi Networks discovered vulnerable third-party libraries in hundreds of IoT devices from well-known manufacturers. The vulnerability allows cybercriminals to assign fraudulent IP addresses. According to the security specialists, hundreds of IoT devices suffer from a vulnerability that allows ... Read more

date7 months ago
European Commission wants EU to build its own DNS infrastructure

European Commission wants EU to build its own DNS infrastructure

The new infrastructure should have built-in filtering capabilities, according to the spec. The European Union is officially in the market to build its own recursive DNS service. The service will be made available to EU institutions and the general public for free. The proposed service, named&... Read more

date10 months ago
DNS data is a gold mine, but integration is necessary

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

date1 year ago
New vulnerabilities potentially expose millions of IoT devices

New vulnerabilities potentially expose millions of IoT devices

Millions of IoT (Internet of Things) devices have security vulnerabilities that could allow cybercriminals to knock devices offline or control them remotely. The problem with this is that it opens the door to gain wider access to bigger networks. Nine major vulnerabilities are affecting four TCP... Read more

date2 years ago
Chromium streamlined its code and Root DNS traffic plummeted

Chromium streamlined its code and Root DNS traffic plummeted

Industry oberservers have known for some time that Chromium-based browsers generate a lot of DNS traffic. Due to the browser code, Chromium-running machines would do DNS queries to try to determine if input into their omnibox is a domain name or a search query. Now, a cleaned-up version of the Chro... Read more

date2 years ago
NSA warns against using external DNS over HTTPS services

NSA warns against using external DNS over HTTPS services

DNS encryption offers some advantages but also brings risks if left to third party providers, according to the agency. The US National Security Agency (NSA) has published a guide on the benefits and risks of encrypted DNS protocols, such as DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), which have become widely used ove... Read more

date2 years ago
Cloudflare working on anonymizing DNS lookups

Cloudflare working on anonymizing DNS lookups

Together with companies such as Apple and Fastly, Cloudflare is developing a technique that makes it impossible to link DNS lookups to specific users. At the moment, DNS providers could still do this. The company tries to solve the privacy problems of DNS. Normally, DNS lookups are sent over the... Read more

date2 years ago
Researchers find more than 600 vulnerable Microsoft subdomains

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

date3 years ago
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