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DNS server attacks being using BIND software flaw

2015/08/03

IDG News Service - (International) Security researchers from Sucuri reported that attackers have begun exploiting a denial-of-service (DoS) flaw in all versions of BIND 9 open-source Domain Name System (DNS) software that was patched the week of July 27. The company confirmed that two clients in different sectors had experienced attacks.

Source: http://www.computerworld.com/article/2955290/security/dns-server-attacks-begin-using-bind-software-flaw.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:53