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DNS lookups can reveal every web page you visit, says German...

The fix is simple: turn your modem on and off again to get a new IP address. Or ask your ISP to assign them...

Debunking 5 Myths About DNS

From the boardroom to IT and the end user, the Domain Name System is often misunderstood, which can leave organizations vulnerable to attacks.

New Fileless Attack Using DNS Queries to Carry Out PowerShell Commands

A unique attack called DNSMessenger uses DNS queries to carry out malicious PowerShell commands on compromised computers.

Attackers Employ Sneaky New Method to Control Trojans

A new malware sample shows threat actors have begun using DNS TXT record and queries for C2 communications, Cisco Talos says,

Failing to secure DNS is ‘savage ignorance’: Geoff Huston

The domain name system is everything, says APNIC's chief scientist.If you're not securing it, that's 'pathetic'.

Researchers uncover PowerShell Trojan that uses DNS queries to get its...

Enlarge (credit: Abraxas3d) Researchers at Cisco's Talos threat research group are publishing research today on a targeted attack delivered by a malicious Microsoft...

Mobile malware evolution 2016

The year in figures In 2016, Kaspersky Lab detected the following: 8,526,221 malicious installation packages 128,886 mobile banking Trojans 261,214 mobile ransomware Trojans Trends of the year Growth in the...

The Internet of Evil Things Being Fueled by Mirai Botnet

Security tools testing vendor Pwnie Express is in the business of helping organizations test their security and identify areas of vulnerability. Over the course...

New(ish) Mirai Spreader Poses New Risks

A cross-platform win32-based Mirai spreader and botnet is in the wild and previously discussed publicly. However, there is much information confused together, as if...

High Severity BIND Vulnerability Can Lead to A Crash

The Internet Systems Consortium patched the BIND domain name system this week, addressing a remotely exploitable vulnerability it said could lead to a crash.

Leave Spicer alone! (Or, why DNS registration is horrible)

Enlarge / White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer takes questions on February 7. His home address, phone and personal e-mail were discovered in the...

DDoS attacks in Q4 2016

News Overview Without doubt, 2016 was the year of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) with major disruptions in terms of technology, attack scale and impact...