DNSSEC


CloudFlare Aims to Defeat Massive DDoS Attacks with Virtual DNS

DDoS attacks have been a persistent problem for the the better part of 20 years, and as ISPs and enterprises have adjusted their defenses, attackers have adapted their tactics. One of the more effective tools in the attackers’ arsenal now is the use of botnets to generate massive numbers of DNS queries for a target […]


The Internet hasn’t been quick to adopt DNSSEC, for a variety of reasons, but experts say that there are some reasons to be optimistic about the progress that’s being made on DNSSEC adoption.

The DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) will be equipped for the “.com” entity by March 31, according to a PCMag.com report.While DNSSEC enhances DNS security as it is, the newly added .com security will act as an extra layer of protection, according to according to Matt Larson, the Vice President of DNS Research at Verisign.

Two years after a major flaw was exposed in the
Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS), a major upgrade to the
infrastructure protocol that fixes that weakness is now up and running
in all of the Internet root servers. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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