Category: CommunityCommunity tagged "dns"

A critical vulnerability in BIND lets attackers send malformed packets that crash the world’s most popular DNS server. All major version of BIND, from 9.1.0 to 9.8.x, 9.9.0 to 9.9.7-P1, and 9.10.0 to 9.10.2-P2, are vulnerable. A patch has been released and anyone running a BIND server should update to a patched version.

DNSDomainsSecurity
Aug 18, 2015, 10:10 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Rarely do online security issues enter the public consciousness. Large-scale loss of user data is most likely to reach the media, prompting companies to implement data security procedures to mitigate the risks of a potential public relations disaster. Other attacks, including those on the infrastructure of the Internet itself are largely absent from public dialogue. […]

DDOSDNSSecurity
May 20, 2014, 4:51 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

In an unexpected development, the US government has announced that it will relinquish control over the root domain of the Internet. US control of the root zone is a legacy of the nation’s foundational role in developing the technology and networking infrastructure that later grew into the Internet. In the intervening years, the Internet has […]

DNS
Mar 20, 2014, 12:00 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

InterWorx and Dyn have been working over the past few months to prepare a special demo of Dyn’s Traffic Director for InterWorx customers. If you’re interested, you can sign up here! Thinking of making that jump to a multi-data center hosting topology? Awesome. Moving to a geographically load balanced strategy is absolutely critical for a […]

data centersDNSEnterprise ITLoad-Balancing
Feb 6, 2014, 2:45 pmBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

The process of getting web pages from server to browser involves a complex collaboration between dozens of different pieces of hardware and software. The poor performance of any one of these parts means the difference between a seamless success and a frustrating failure. Nevertheless, it’s arguable that among the most important of those components is […]

BenchmarkingdjbdnsDNSServers
Nov 26, 2013, 1:44 pmBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

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