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Security Portal: Securing Domain Name Service

Jun 21, 1999, 02:50 (0 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Jim Reavis for this link.

"Your Domain Name Service is the road sign to your systems on the Internet.

"No matter how secure and robust your web, mail and other servers are, compromised and corrupted DNS systems can prevent customers and legitimate users from ever reaching you.

"You need only go back two years in time to the summer of 1997, when Eugene Kashpureff performed the mother of all DNS hacks, and redirected all of the traffic destined to the Internic to his own service.

"In this article, we provide detailed information and examples of how to secure your DNS configuration, for both Bind 4.X and 8.X."

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