Rogue DNS servers an increasing threat

Thursday, February 14, 2008

DNS servers are the sitting at the core of the internet and it becomes dificult for us to reach an address like yahoo.com if we dont know the ip address of that server. According to a recent report rogue dns server are on rise which makes everybody so much vulnerable because anything can be done if an attacker gets hold of your DNS, you can go to his personal website and get a citibank login page, you can make a legitimate purchase on a shopping website and they have your credit card details, it cannot get more scary. Final tips, use your own dns server, do not put anything in DNS and try to use your common sense while on internet.

-- Anish

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