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Curated Press on Domain and DNS Compromises To help our web audience better understand DNS related security exposures and compliance gaps this curated article page is dedicated to educating business leaders, IT and infrastructure teams. The more we understand the exposures, the better we can prevent them.
Four years after the Dyn DDoS attack, critical DNS dependencies have only gone up
Source: ZDNet Four years after the Dyn DDoS attack, critical DNS dependencies have only gone up

If Cloudflare, AWS, or GoDaddy go down, around 40% of the Alexa Top 100,000 websites will also go down with DNS resolution problems.

GoDaddy Employees Used in Attacks on Multiple Cryptocurrency Services
Source: Krebs On Security GoDaddy Employees Used in Attacks on Multiple Cryptocurrency Services

Fraudsters redirected email and web traffic destined for several cryptocurrency trading platforms over the past week.

GoDaddy (all of it) went down this evening
Source: Domain Name Wire GoDaddy (all of it) went down this evening

GoDaddy had technical difficulties Tuesday evening that took down its entire network, including websites hosted on GoDaddy.

DNS Cache Poisoning, 2008’s Internet Attack, Returns
Source: ARS Technica DNS Cache Poisoning, 2008’s Internet Attack, Returns

In 2008, researcher Dan Kaminsky revealed one of the more severe Internet security threats ever: a weakness in the domain name system that made it possible for attackers to send users en masse to imposter sites instead of the real ones belonging to Google, Bank of America, or anyone else.

DNS security best practices: Preventing DNS hijacking, poisoning and redirection
Source: InfoSec DNS security best practices: Preventing DNS hijacking, poisoning and redirection

The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the fundamental protocols of the Internet. It provides a lookup service that converts domain names (like google.com) into IP addresses (like 192.168.0.0).

The State of DNS Abuse: Moving Backward, Not Forward
Source: Circle ID The State of DNS Abuse: Moving Backward, Not Forward

ICANN’s founding promise and mandate are optimistic — ensure a stable and secure internet that benefits the internet community as a whole. 

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