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CISA issues emergency order requiring agencies to patch critical Windows bug

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The order gives federal civilian agencies roughly 24 hours to act.

Microsoft issues patch for wormable Windows DNS Server flaw

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Microsoft is issuing a patch for a severe Windows DNS vulnerability that could allow attackers to gain control of targets' entire IT infrastructure.

The NSA is piloting a secure DNS service for the defense industrial base

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The effort aims to secure services on small- and medium-sized companies working on Department of Defense weapons technologies

Hackers are messing with routers' DNS settings as telework surges around the world

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

BitDefender caught a campaign of attackers hijacking the DNS settings in Linksys routers.

DNS hacks are attacks on critical infrastructure, senior U.S. diplomat says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Amb. Robert Strayer said if the recent spate of DNS hijackings are nation-state-baseds, they are no different than any other attacks on critical infrastructure.

Ongoing state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign has compromised 40 entities

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Using the DNS records, attackers are capable of rerouting user traffic and stealing credentials from what appears to be a legitimate website.

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