Domain Name System (DNS)

NSA issues guidance on encrypted DNS usage
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Domain Name System (DNS)

NSA issues guidance on encrypted DNS usage

The US National Security Agency warns enterprises not to use third-party DNS resolvers
15 Jan 2021
What is DNS?
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Domain Name System (DNS)

What is DNS?

We explain what DNS is, how it works, and how outages can be avoided
12 Jan 2021
What is a DNS server?
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Domain Name System (DNS)

What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
12 Jan 2021
Cloudflare and Apple launch privacy-focused DNS protocol
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Domain Name System (DNS)

Cloudflare and Apple launch privacy-focused DNS protocol

Oblivious DNS-over-HTTPS safeguards users' browsing habits from third parties
9 Dec 2020
Mozilla opens public consultation for controversial DNS over HTTPs launch
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Domain Name System (DNS)

Mozilla opens public consultation for controversial DNS over HTTPs launch

Decision likely taken after recent backlash from ISPs and the UK government
19 Nov 2020
What is shadow IT?
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Security

What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
29 Sep 2020
TLS Telemetry Report
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TLS Telemetry Report

The changing world of encryption on the web
17 Jul 2020
Enhancing subscriber services through DNS
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Enhancing subscriber services through DNS

Easily expand delivery of value-added security services through a cost-effective DNS-based approach
8 Jul 2020
ICANN board blocks private equity firm’s .org purchase
Domain Name System (DNS)

ICANN board blocks private equity firm’s .org purchase

Non-profits claimed sale could have had "dire consequences"
1 May 2020
Firefox activates DNS over HTTPS for US users by default
Domain Name System (DNS)

Firefox activates DNS over HTTPS for US users by default

The privacy push, which encrypts all web traffic, has angered ISPs and regulators
26 Feb 2020
Microsoft embraces DNS over HTTPS to secure the web
Domain Name System (DNS)

Microsoft embraces DNS over HTTPS to secure the web

Developers advocate benefits of encrypted traffic but are likely to encounter anger from ISPs
19 Nov 2019
How a DNS firewall can help battle against advanced cyber threats
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Domain Name System (DNS)

How a DNS firewall can help battle against advanced cyber threats

Protect your business against advanced persistent threats and similar malware
7 May 2019
Assessing the DNS security risk
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Domain Name System (DNS)

Assessing the DNS security risk

Discover how IT professionals around the world assess and mitigate DNS risks
7 May 2019
D-Link routers under siege from months-long DNS hack
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D-Link routers under siege from months-long DNS hack

The attackers are running malicious IPs through a Google Cloud Platform virtual machine
5 Apr 2019
SMBs warned over corrupted SOHO router risk
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SMBs warned over corrupted SOHO router risk

Team Cymru researchers claim 300,000 routers may have had their DNS settings changed by cyber criminals.
4 Mar 2014
GoDaddy goes down following alleged Anonymous attack
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GoDaddy goes down following alleged Anonymous attack

Individual affiliated with notorious hacking group claims responsibility as millions of websites black out.
11 Sep 2012
Will the FBI close down your online business this March?
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Will the FBI close down your online business this March?

In tackling the DNSChanger botnet, the FBI may take a load of businesses offline. Davey Winder is, unsurprisingly, anxious...
17 Feb 2012
DNS Changer botnet smashed in major cyber crime bust
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DNS Changer botnet smashed in major cyber crime bust

A botnet that is thought to have earned its controllers $14 million is dismantled.
10 Nov 2011
‘Climate of fear’ is best weapon against cyber crime
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‘Climate of fear’ is best weapon against cyber crime

A member of the Serious Organised Crime Agency has claimed cyber criminals are best tackled through fear of prosecution.
16 Mar 2010
Google builds its own DNS system
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Google builds its own DNS system

Google has created its own domain name system, claiming its method is faster and safer than current tech.
4 Dec 2009
Kaminsky flaw fixed for .com and .net by 2011
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Kaminsky flaw fixed for .com and .net by 2011

Verisign anticipates an industry-wide effort to finally rid the net of the Kaminsky flaw.
16 Nov 2009
Landrush starts for .tel domains
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Landrush starts for .tel domains

Any company can now pick up a .tel domain.
3 Feb 2009
Five new malware threats for 2009
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Five new malware threats for 2009

It's a constant arms race between IT and the criminals - so what is the new malware tech that we can expect to see next year?
5 Dec 2008