So Rackspace has just recovered from a major DNS DDoS attack which rendered some domains inaccessible for over 11 hours. It seems to have been a fairly frequent occurrence lately with Namecheap also undergoing several attacks against its DNS infrastructure. I got affected again recently on December 18th when they were hit with a massive […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]