Domain servers still a security risk

Savaas, Antony
November 2007
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports that the third annual survey of domain name servers (DNS) by Infoblox Inc. and the company Measurement Factory has revealed that DNS are still vulnerable to attack despite a marked improvement in security over the past couple of years. Cricket Liu, vice-president of architecture at network supplier Infoblox, said that even with growing adoption of more secure name servers, compromises of these systems are still occurring. The survey found that more than 50% of DNS allow recursive queries.


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