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  • Eight reasons why you should conduct a DNS audit

    As the Mirai botnet attack on 21 October 2016 proved, the DNS (Domain Name System) is not immune to cyber-attacks. If there is one key lesson to take from it, it’s that organisations relying on online assets for their day-to-day activities simply cannot afford to lose a service like DNS.

  • A new kind of DDoS threat: The "Nonsense Name" attack

    There's a new species of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack targeting name servers, which could be called the "nonsense name" attack. It can wreak havoc on recursive and authoritative name servers alike, and some of our customers at Infoblox have fallen victim to it--but it's not always clear whether they were actually the targets.

  • How to stay ahead of threats to DNS servers

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

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