DNS Security Problems Widespread and Poorly Understood: Study

Nearly half of IT and business professionals surveyed by Mazerov Research reported a security compromise of their Domain Name System servers, despite spending money on overlapping security products.
http://techworld.com/security/news/index.cfm?newsID=9538Also see:
The Fragility of DNS
A recent study conducted by Mazerov Research and Consulting suggests that despite a multitude of costly and elaborate efforts to keep Domain Name Systems (DNS) protected, companies are still suffering from a barrage of denial-of-service, pharming or cache poisoning attacks.
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070717/20070717005635.htmlus: Government, contractors hit in targeted attack
Computers belonging to the U.S. government, contractors, and companies in the transportation industry were hit by a targeted computer attack in July that yielded password information for hundreds of Internet and intranet Web sites, a computer security vendor said Tuesday.

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