DNS issues could leave users in a BIND

Migrating from the long-outdated Berkeley Internet Name Daemon (BIND) 8 to the improved BIND 9 might be easier with the availability of an upgrade guide designed to educate remaining BIND 8 users of the inherent security risks of using the old version.

BIND is the open source reference implementation of the DNS, much like a network phone book that translates computer hostnames into IP addresses.

The full article is available from Canada’s IT World at itworldcanada.com/a/Daily-News/29f1f70c-5265-42e5-8f51-6a7d5aa8ca8b.html