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Security Researcher Dan Kaminsky Who Found Flaw In DNS Dies Aged 42

The internet security researcher Daniel Kaminsky died last Friday aged 42. Kaminsky came to prominence in 2008 when he “found a way that thieves or spies could covertly manipulate DNS traffic so that a person typing the website for a bank would instead be redirected to an impostor site that could steal the user’s account number and password”, the New York Times reported in their obituary published Tuesday.

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