DNS sobre HTTPS llega a Windows 10

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:12:05 +0000

Los fanáticos de la privacidad de DNS sobre HTTPS (DoH), deben sentirse como si un muro infranqueable comenzara a resquebrajarse. Mozilla Firefox y Cloudflare fueron los primeros en adoptar esta nueva y controvertida forma de hacer que las consultas DNS fueran privadas mediante el cifrado, seguido poco después por Google, que incorporó DoH a Chrome [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/bIG_IIYcnxo” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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As Internet turns 50, more risks and possibilities emerge

Credit to Author: Akshay Bhargava| Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The world as we know it changed on October 29, 1969, the day the Internet was born. 50 years later, it’s both ubiquitous and full of potential—and risks.

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Meet Extenbro, a new DNS-changer Trojan protecting adware

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:54:00 +0000

We found a new Trojan that uses aggressive techniques, including blocking access to security sites, to deliver an adware bundler. Read up on what Extenbro can do and how to get this pest off your system.

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ICANN pide DNSSEC para combatir el secuestro de DNS

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 16:33:36 +0000

El Sistema de Nombres de Dominio (DNS por sus siglas en inglés), sin el cual la red solo sería una masa de números de red sin nombres fáciles de recordad como ejemplo.net o news.sophos.com, se encuentra bajo amenaza de ataques por lo que el supervisor de dominios ICANN quiere que las empresas de internet hagan [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/73-ofh228ig” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Crooks Continue to Exploit GoDaddy Hole

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 19:12:25 +0000

Godaddy.com, the world’s largest domain name registrar, recently addressed an authentication weakness that cybercriminals were using to blast out spam through legitimate, dormant domains. But several more recent malware spam campaigns suggest GoDaddy’s fix hasn’t gone far enough, and that scammers likely still have a sizable arsenal of hijacked GoDaddy domains at their disposal.

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Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at GoDaddy.com

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 02:44:28 +0000

Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months — including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb threat hoax that shut down dozens of schools, businesses and government buildings late last year — were made possible thanks to an authentication weakness at GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Perhaps more worryingly, experts warn this same weakness that let spammers hijack domains registered through GoDaddy also affects a great many other major Internet service providers, and is actively being abused to launch phishing and malware attacks which leverage dormant Web site names currently owned and controlled by some of the world’s most trusted corporate names and brands.

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