TITLE

Domain servers still a security risk

AUTHOR(S)
Savaas, Antony
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27963152

 

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