Cloudflare announces today support for encrypted Server Name Indication, a mechanism that makes it more difficult to track user's browsing.
A new botnet captured the attention of security researchers through its harmless behavior and the use of an original communication channel with its command and control center.
Attackers are targeting DLink DSL modem routers in Brazil and exploiting them to change the DNS settings to a DNS server under the attacker's control. This then allows them to redirect users attempting to connect to their online banks to fake banking websites that steal the user's account information.
According to a new report, three United States payment processing service providers were targeted by BGP hijacking attacks on their DNS servers. These Internet routing attacks were designed to redirect traffic directed at the payment processors to servers controlled by malicious actors who would then attempt to steal the data.
The team behind the Trezor multi-cryptocurrency wallet service has discovered a phishing attack against some of its users that took place over the weekend.
A hacker (or group of hackers) has hijacked the DNS servers of MyEtherWallet.com, a web-based Ether wallet service.
Today, a free DNS resolution service called 188.8.131.52 was unveiled that makes looking up Internet address not only faster, but more private. This new service was created by APNIC, who owned the 184.108.40.206 address, and Cloudflare who will use their network to host the DNS service.
Mozilla Foundation engineers announced plans over the weekend to test the "DNS over HTTPS" (DoH) fledgling security standard in Firefox Nightly distributions.
Malware hunters from US security firm Forcepoint have stumbled across a new strain of Point of Sale (PoS) malware, the second such type of PoS malware that hides stolen credit/debit card information inside DNS requests.
Unknown hackers have hijacked the DNS server for BlackWallet.co, a web-based wallet application for the Stellar Lumen cryptocurrency (XLM), and has stolen over $400,000 from users' accounts.
We are barely two weeks into 2018, and security researchers have already spotted the first new Mac malware strain this year. Called OSX/MaMi, all evidence points that this is still a work in progress, but one that comes with some pretty intrusive features, if ever completed and activated.
Cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, announced it suffered a security breach in a series of tweets posted online last night. The exchange said it believed hackers managed to take over control over its DNS server and redirected the etherdelta.com domain to a malicious server hosting a copy of their website.
The Russian government is currently discussing plans to build its own "independent internet infrastructure" that will be used by BRICS member states — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
Popular Anime site Crunchyroll.com was taken offline this morning due to a hack that caused visitors to be prompted to download a desktop version of their software. This software, though, was not as it seemed because it also included malware that was installed along with it.
Google has added support in Android for an experimental feature that will encrypt DNS requests and prevent network-level attackers from snooping on user traffic.
Researchers at Akamai have identified a botnet of over 14,000 IP addresses used in malware distribution operations. The botnet is still up and running, and experts believe it will be hard to take it down because its operators are employing a clever technique called Fast Flux.
Microsoft has just fixed a nasty bug affecting the DNS client included with Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016.