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Free DNS service from internet nonprofits makes security 'as simple as humanly possible'

by Shaun Waterman • 4 weeks ago

An internet immune system that blocks users and devices from visiting known malicious websites launched Thursday will be free for web users.

Critical Windows DNS vulnerability gives hackers the 'keys to the kingdom'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

“In the majority of cases, the only requirement would be that an attacker is connected to the same network as their target."

A new project that helps with DNS security

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Andre Ludwig, CTO for the Global Cyber Alliance, talks with Shaun Waterman about a free DNS service his organization will be rolling out in November.

Hottest trend for phishing scammers: Buying web domains instead of hacking them

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

Hackers are increasingly abusing the highly decentralized web domain name registration system to buy internet addresses they can use in phishing attacks.

Russian bank threatens researcher with CFAA suit over DNS request data

by Greg Otto • 9 months ago

The Russian bank is considering litigation against an Indiana University researcher under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s civil action provision.

New fileless malware uses DNS to pull down instructions

by Shaun Waterman • 9 months ago

DNSMessenger malware gets instructions via Domain Name System inquiries, meaning it flies under the radar in most networks.

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