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DNS cache poisoning ready for a comeback: UC Riverside Researchers

[news release] A group led by UC Riverside computer security researchers unveiled discovery of a series of critical security flaws that could lead to a revival of DNS cache poisoning attacks this week at the 2020 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security. The attack succeeds by derandomising the source port and works on all layers of caches in the DNS infrastructure, such as forwarders and resolvers. 

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Paul Mockapetris receives Software System Award for development of DNS

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) named Paul Mockapetris recipient of the 2019 ACM Software System Award for the development of the Domain Name System (DNS), according to an announcement from the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California.

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