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Google’s announcement that its Google Public DNS resolution service now supports DNSSEC is being applauded, but experts caution that despite Google’s high profile, this only puts a slight dent in a larger issue.
An indictment filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York charges seven individuals with a a global scheme to commit Internet advertising fraud. The scheme infected more than four million machines in over 100 countries with malware. It is believed to have netted the scammers more than $14 million in commissions from online advertisers.
The dream of bolting security onto the Internet’s Domain Name System
takes one step closer to reality as Internet
policymakers hosted a ceremony in northern Virginia to generate and
store the first cryptographic key that will be used to secure
the Internet’s root zone. Read the full article. [Network World]