Multiple DNS queries for website IP verification to prevent DNS poisoning?

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  1. rubixcube

    rubixcube Registered Member

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    What is the way of ensuring you are not the victim of DNS poisoning and sent to a fake phishing site because of a compromised DNS lookup server?

    Is it possible to have a setup whereby you rely on multiple trusted public DNS lookup servers to query a website's IP before your browser connects to the site?

    What are other ways of protecting against a compromised DNS lookup server, even the trusted ones like OpenDNS, Google's DNS, etc? It seems by default, Windows relies on one single DNS lookup server only. You can add backup DNS lookup servers in the IP settings, but it is only still just relying on one server.
     
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    BoerenkoolMetWorst Registered Member

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    Some software like Online Armor Premium and Prevx SOL verify the IP address with their own database/DNS, but I don't think it's possible to let a computer use two different DNS servers at the same time.
     
  3. rubixcube

    rubixcube Registered Member

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    Im kinda surprised this is not an option or noone has implimented something along the lines.

    So basically you should manual doublecheck yourself and IP link to the site... for max security?
     
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    Simply add your financial institutions to your Hosts file.

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  5. Sadeghi85

    Sadeghi85 Registered Member

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    You might want to ask Acrylic DNS Proxy developer to add this feature.

    -http://mayakron.altervista.org/support/browse.php?path=Acrylic&name=FAQ
     
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