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Bruce Schneier talks to Mike Mimoso about information he was given regarding an increase in DDoS and probing attacks targeting companies running core internet infrastructure in an attempt to test their defenses.
Yesterday (Wednesday) the last of the 13 authoritative root servers for the domain name system switched over to
the DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) security protocol. DNSSEC is
intended to prevent DNS exploits such as cache poisoning. All 13 root
servers are now serving a signed version of the root zone. However, it
is not possible to validate these signatures at present as the public
key remains undisclosed. Read the full article. [The H Security]
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