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The first attacks that are likely to have stemmed from a serious Domain Name System flaw have been reported.
The existence of the Domain Name System (DNS) flaw, which could be used to redirect browsers to malicious sites, was revealed at the start of July by security researcher Dan Kaminsky. Multiple vendors, including Microsoft and Cisco, have already issued patches to counteract any attacks.
Serious flaw found in Domain Name System [webmasterworld.com]
Patch your systems!
Here are just a "few" past topics. And then, I've just provided a link to incrediBILL's WebmasterWorld Profile as it would take pages upon pages to list all the topics he's started and has participated in regarding these matters and other security related challenges. Grab a "pot of coffee", click the print button and get ready. :)
DNS Recursion - Open DNS Servers
The new open relay problem. Are you addressing this?
2006-03-14 - [webmasterworld.com...]
DNS servers make light work for hackers
2006-03-24 - [webmasterworld.com...]
DNS Cache Poisoning
Redirecting web traffic through cache poisoning.
2006-04-10 - [webmasterworld.com...]
Is your hard earned and paid traffic being redirected?
2006-04-12 - [webmasterworld.com...]
The Saboteurs Of Search - Part I
Google Bowling - 7 Ways Your Site Can Be Sabotaged
2007-07-01 - [webmasterworld.com...]
The Saboteurs of Search - Part II (one year later)
2008-06-20 - [webmasterworld.com...]
incrediBILL's WebmasterWorld Profile
2008-07-31 - [webmasterworld.com...]