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Great Geek Gifts, Is Google's Public DNS Safe?

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7 Fabulous Gifts For Your Favorite Linux/FOSS Geek:

The best part about being a grownup is you can be your own favorite Linux/FOSS geek and buy yourself nice things. Here are some cool gift ideas for this holiday season. Or any time of year, because excellent adult toys know no seasons.

Is Google Public DNS safe? Look at the source ports:

So is Google's Public DNS random enough?

I got a comment from famed security researcher, H D Moore on that point. Moore knows what he's talking about when it comes to DNS exploits as his Metasploit tool was among the first to have a weaponized version of the Kaminsky DNS flaw.

Moore has now put together a mapping of Google's source port distribution on the Public DNS service. In his view, it looks like the source ports are sufficiently random...


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