Domain Name System

Alphabet’s Jigsaw launches new app to protect users against DNS manipulation

Jigsaw, unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has launched a new Android app called Intra to protect users against DNS (domain name system) manipulation. DNS is the phonebook of internet, that hel...

ICANN will change DNS root key next month to strengthen security of domain name system

Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is finally performing a root zone DNSSEC KSK roll-over to strengthen the security of domain name system (DNS). DNSSEC (Domain Name System Sec...

Cloudflare looks to expand adoption of DNSSEC with new one-click setup process

Cloudflare is expanding the adoption of DNSSEC by allowing users to enable it with the click of a button in the Cloudflare dashboard. The DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) is a security ...

Mozilla moves its DNS over HTTPS protocol testing to Beta phase

Mozilla Firefox is all set to test DNS over HTTPS feature on its beta channel. As an effort to safeguard user security, web browser Mozilla began experimentation with DNS (Domain Name System) in early...

Google plans to enhance its Public DNS as it celebrates numerological anniversary

Google Public DNS (Domain Name System), the well-known IP address 8.8.8.8, turned eight years, eight months, eight days and eight hours old on Sunday, 12th August 2018, at 00:30 UTC. The DNS protocol ...

It costs $715,000 to mitigate a DNS attack in 2018: EfficientIP report

On average, a DNS attack costs $715,000 to organizations globally, up from $456,000 a year before, according to 2018 DNS Threat Report by EfficientIP. EfficientIP surveyed 1000 organizations around Eu...

Many organizations unprepared for DNS attacks, reveals new global survey

According to the recently released results of a global survey by Infoblox Inc., most of the companies are still not well-prepared against DNS attacks. The survey found that the companies have inadequa...

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