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Oblivious DNS-over-HTTPS

Schneier on Security

This new protocol , called Oblivious DNS-over-HTTPS (ODoH), hides the websites you visit from your ISP. Here’s how it works: ODoH wraps a layer of encryption around the DNS query and passes it through a proxy server, which acts as a go-between the internet user and the website they want to visit. Slashdot thread.

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RSAC Fireside Chat: ‘Protective DNS’ directs smart audits, automated remediation to IP addresses

The Last Watchdog

Related: DNS — the good, bad and ugly Without DNS the World Wide Web never would never have advanced as far and wide as it has. However, due to its intrinsic openness and anonymity DNS has also become engrained as the primary communications mechanism used by cyber criminals and cyber warfare combatants.

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How to Secure DNS

eSecurity Planet

The domain name system (DNS) is basically a directory of addresses for the internet. Your browser uses DNS to find the IP for a specific service. For example, when you enter, the browser queries a DNS service to reach the matching servers, but it’s also used when you send an email. DNS spoofing or poisoning.

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Firefox Enables DNS over HTTPS

Schneier on Security

This is good news : Whenever you visit a website -- even if it's HTTPS enabled -- the DNS query that converts the web address into an IP address that computers can read is usually unencrypted. DNS-over-HTTPS, or DoH, encrypts the request so that it can't be intercepted or hijacked in order to send a user to a malicious site. [.].

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DNS-over-HTTP/3 in Android

Google Security

Posted by Matthew Maurer and Mike Yu, Android team To help keep Android users’ DNS queries private, Android supports encrypted DNS. In addition to existing support for DNS-over-TLS, Android now supports DNS-over-HTTP/3 which has a number of improvements over DNS-over-TLS. In Android 9.0,

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4 strategies to help reduce the risk of DNS tunneling

CSO Magazine

Domain name system (DNS) tunneling is a pervasive threat that enables hackers to get any data in and out of a company's internal network while bypassing most firewalls. But DNS tunneling essentially smuggles hostile traffic through DNS ports, which makes these attacks difficult to detect and mitigate.

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What Are DNS Records? Types and Role in DNS Attacks Mitigation

Heimadal Security

DNS records or resource records (RR) contain various types of data about domain names and IP addresses. They are stocked in DNS databases on authoritative DNS servers. DNS records offer information about what IP address is associated with what domain, for example.

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