Data breach notification in Canada

Providers, domain registrars not doing enough to prevent DNS compromise: Vendor

Enterprises, Internet hosting providers and domain registration companies need to step up their defences to prevent attackers from creating or...

March 23rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

Five Key Issues for DNS: The Next Network Management Challenge

Five Key Issues for DNS: The Next Network Management Challenge

The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to...

November 16th, 2015 IT World Canada Team

security and privacy issues

DomainTools’ new Web service merges DNS search tools

As the flood of malware and indicators of attack increases security analysts need access to more automated systems or risk...

September 24th, 2015 Howard Solomon

3 DNS attacks and how to thwart them

There’s been much talk about Doman Name System (DNS) attacks after the Syrian Electronic Army’s (SEA) cyber attack on the...

August 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Behind the Spamhaus DDosS attack

Behind the Spamhaus DDosS attack

Massive DDoS attack shakes InternetLast week details emerged about a huge distributed denial of service attack that started with targeting...

August 14th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Hosted DNS service includes IP address management

Hosted DNS service includes IP address management

For some companies, a hosted domain name system service (DNS) is the only way to ensure uninterrupted Internet service across...

July 15th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Will security worries propel DNS into the cloud?

Will security worries propel DNS into the cloud?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Security on the Internet's Domain Name System will be tightened today, with the addition of digital signatures...

July 15th, 2010 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

DNS problem linked to DDoS attacks gets worse

DNS problem linked to DDoS attacks gets worse

Internet security experts say that misconfigured digital subscriber line and cable modems are worsening a well-known problem with the Internet's...

November 13th, 2009 Robert McMillan