Tag Archive | "dns"


16 December 2009 | 15,230 views

Is Google Public DNS Safe?

Google recently launched a public DNS service similar to the popular service over at OpenDNS, you can find it on Googlecode here – http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/. The first obvious reaction for the infosec crowd (with all the recent DNS flaws), is to question the security of the Google DNS service. HD Moore has done some good analysis [...]

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26 July 2007 | 7,664 views

TimeWarner DNS Hijacking IRC Servers to Stop DDoS Attacks

An interesting happening this week, some ISP’s have been jacking the DNS entries for certain IRC networks to crack down on zombie/bot infections. Is it ethical? Should they be doing this to their users? I first got wind of this from a post on Full Disclosure mailing list from an IRC network administrator. You can [...]

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12 February 2007 | 16,911 views

AccessDiver – Web Site Security Testing Tool

AccessDiver is a security tester for WEB sites. It incorporates a set of powerful features which help you find and organize failures and weaknesses from your web site. AccessDiver can detect security failures on your web pages. It has multiple efficient tools which will verify the robustness of your accounts and directories accurately. So, you [...]

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28 December 2006 | 7,046 views

TXDNS 2.0.0 Released – DNS Digger for Brute Force

TXDNS 2.0.0 has been released. TXDNS is a Win32 aggressive multithreaded DNS digger. Capable of placing, on the wire, thousands of DNS queries per minute. TXDNS main goal is to expose a domain namespace trough a number of techniques: Typos TLD rotation Dictionary attack Brute force This new version features a distributed model which further [...]

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06 April 2006 | 9,918 views

China taking control of it’s own DNS servers

China are moving further away from the rest of the world when it comes to the Internet, taking control, making sure information doesn’t get out and making sure other people don’t have access to anything behind the Great Firewall of China. China’s Ministry of Information Industry (MII) has made adjustment to China’s Internet domain name [...]

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