Report: Recent 10x Increase in Cyberattacks on Ukraine

As their cities suffered more intense bombardment by Russian military forces this week, Ukrainian Internet users came under renewed cyberattacks, with one Internet company providing service there saying they blocked ten times the normal number of phishing and malware attacks targeting Ukrainians. John Todd is general manager of Quad9, a free “anycast” DNS platform. DNS […]

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Carpet bombing DDoS attacks spiralled in 2021

Neustar Security Services has released a report which details the ongoing rise in cyberattacks in 2021, with an unprecedented number of carpet bombing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Carpet bombing, in which a DDoS attack targets multiple IP addresses of an organization within a very short time, accounted for 44% of total attacks last […]

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Key drivers for the shift to public DNS resolvers

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) analyses the security pros and cons of using public DNS resolvers. A core part of the internet is the Domain Name System (DNS) mechanism. All computers, internet browsers and other applications use DNS resolvers to translate the human readable website names to machine readable IP addresses of computers. […]

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Network and security teams must collaborate to successfully deliver digital transformation

Collaboration is a key component of any successful business strategy, but it’s not always a simple task. The conflicting goals of individual teams means that different operations can become siloed, with each team working with specific requirements and deliverables in mind. Network and security teams are a typical example of this. However, collaboration between the […]

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Not all domain registrars are created equal: Consumer-grade vs. enterprise-class

SecurityScorecard and CSC released comprehensive research detailing the impacts of an organization’s choice in domain registrar on their overall security ratings. The research shows that companies that select enterprise-class registrars (ECR) for domain management have a total score that is on average one-half to one whole letter grade higher than those using a consumer-grade domain […]

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Panne Facebook, WhatsApp : s’agit-il d’un problème DNS ? décryptage par les experts DNS d’Infoblox

La panne géante mondiale de Facebook, WhatsApp et Instagram d’hier a été une première par son ampleur. Alors que les utilisateurs ont immédiatement commencé à spéculer sur la cause sur les autres réseaux sociaux, Facebook avait confirmé hier soir qu’il s’agissait d’un problème réseau. The post Panne Facebook, WhatsApp : s’agit-il d’un problème DNS ? […]

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