Major DNS Cache Poisoning Attack Hits Brazilian ISPs

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by MrBrian, Nov 7, 2011.

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  1. MrBrian

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  2. Hungry Man

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    Easiest mitigation - don't live in Brasil.

    That's pretty nuts though.
     
  3. elapsed

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    You're kidding, right? The easiest mitigation is not using your ISP's DNS servers, but a better alternative such as NortonDNS or OpenDNS.

    Though, that won't help against this:
    Which could be caused by a number of things including holes in the router OS, weak passwords, or even allowing remote management.
     
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    Forced how? By gunpoint? Threats against family members? :rolleyes:

    Nothing more than social engineering. The easiest solution, it would seem, is don't click on the applet!

    Whoaa! this seems frightening...tough to defend against this kind of ruse :rolleyes:
     
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    Think I'll saddle up and go over yonder to the Comodo forums and see how their secure DNS is holding up..:shifty:

    Hogndog

    I'm counting on their brand of firewall secure DNS with Defense + ;)
     
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    You'd be surprised. :argh:
     
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