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Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs...

Enlarge (credit: Nyttend) In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers announced plans to drastically...

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.

After NSA hacking exposé, CIA staffers asked where Equation Group went...

Two days after researchers exposed a National Security Agency-tied hacking group that operated in secret for more than a decade, CIA hackers convened an online...

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...

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...

Majority of Android VPNs can’t be trusted to make users more...

(credit: Ron Amadeo) Over the past half-decade, a growing number of ordinary people have come to regard virtual private networking software as an...

Already on probation, Symantec issues more illegit HTTPS certificates

EnlargeOwn Work reader comments 16 Share this story A security researcher has unearthed evidence showing that three browser-trusted certificate authorities owned and operated...

How to wake the enterprise from IoT security nightmares

The IoT security market will reach a valuation of $36.95 billion by 2021, says data from a Marketsandmarkets.com analyst report. Where the cyber security...