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TLS Telemetry Report
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TLS Telemetry Report

The changing world of encryption on the web
17 Jul 2020
Enhancing subscriber services through DNS
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Enhancing subscriber services through DNS

Easily expand delivery of value-added security services through a cost-effective DNS-based approach
8 Jul 2020
What is shadow IT?
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What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
6 Jul 2020
ICANN board blocks private equity firm’s .org purchase
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ICANN board blocks private equity firm’s .org purchase

Non-profits claimed sale could have had "dire consequences"
1 May 2020
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What is a DNS server?
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What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
17 Apr 2020
What is DNS?
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What is DNS?

We explain what DNS is, how it works and how outages can be avoided
26 Mar 2020
Firefox activates DNS over HTTPS for US users by default
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Firefox activates DNS over HTTPS for US users by default

The privacy push, which encrypts all web traffic, has angered ISPs and regulators
26 Feb 2020
Microsoft embraces DNS over HTTPS to secure the web
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Microsoft embraces DNS over HTTPS to secure the web

Developers advocate benefits of encrypted traffic but are likely to encounter anger from ISPs
19 Nov 2019
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How a DNS firewall can help battle against advanced cyber threats
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How a DNS firewall can help battle against advanced cyber threats

Protect your business against advanced persistent threats and similar malware
7 May 2019
Assessing the DNS security risk
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Assessing the DNS security risk

Discover how IT professionals around the world assess and mitigate DNS risks
7 May 2019
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D-Link routers under siege from months-long DNS hack
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D-Link routers under siege from months-long DNS hack

The attackers are running malicious IPs through a Google Cloud Platform virtual machine
5 Apr 2019
SMBs warned over corrupted SOHO router risk
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SMBs warned over corrupted SOHO router risk

Team Cymru researchers claim 300,000 routers may have had their DNS settings changed by cyber criminals.
4 Mar 2014
GoDaddy goes down following alleged Anonymous attack
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GoDaddy goes down following alleged Anonymous attack

Individual affiliated with notorious hacking group claims responsibility as millions of websites black out.
11 Sep 2012
Will the FBI close down your online business this March?
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Will the FBI close down your online business this March?

In tackling the DNSChanger botnet, the FBI may take a load of businesses offline. Davey Winder is, unsurprisingly, anxious...
17 Feb 2012
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DNS Changer botnet smashed in major cyber crime bust
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DNS Changer botnet smashed in major cyber crime bust

A botnet that is thought to have earned its controllers $14 million is dismantled.
10 Nov 2011
‘Climate of fear’ is best weapon against cyber crime
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‘Climate of fear’ is best weapon against cyber crime

A member of the Serious Organised Crime Agency has claimed cyber criminals are best tackled through fear of prosecution.
16 Mar 2010
Google builds its own DNS system
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Google builds its own DNS system

Google has created its own domain name system, claiming its method is faster and safer than current tech.
4 Dec 2009
Kaminsky flaw fixed for .com and .net by 2011
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Kaminsky flaw fixed for .com and .net by 2011

Verisign anticipates an industry-wide effort to finally rid the net of the Kaminsky flaw.
16 Nov 2009
Landrush starts for .tel domains
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Landrush starts for .tel domains

Any company can now pick up a .tel domain.
3 Feb 2009
Five new malware threats for 2009
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Five new malware threats for 2009

It's a constant arms race between IT and the criminals - so what is the new malware tech that we can expect to see next year?
5 Dec 2008
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Q&A: DNS inventor Paul Mockapetris
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Q&A: DNS inventor Paul Mockapetris

Four months after serious flaws in the internet’s addressing system were proven, its inventor is looking beyond the threats to help bolster web securi…
14 Nov 2008
One in four servers unpatched for Kaminsky flaw
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One in four servers unpatched for Kaminsky flaw

Organisations and businesses worldwide are still leaving themselves open to DNS vulnerabilities.
11 Nov 2008
DNS inventor tackles flaw
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DNS inventor tackles flaw

The inventor of the internet’s addressing system is working towards new measures designed to plug recently revealed security flaws.
10 Nov 2008