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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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“KeyTrap” (CVE-2023-50387) Flaw Leaves DNS Systems Vulnerable, PoC Published

Penetration Testing

A proof-of-concept (PoC) was disclosed for a severe design flaw (CVE-2023-50387) in Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), leaving DNS infrastructures vulnerable to widespread denial-of-service (DoS) attacks.

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Keep Web Traffic Streamlined and Safe With This $29.99 DNS

Tech Republic Security

With AdGuard DNS, you can block ads, customize parental controls and keep tabs on DNS requests coming in or out — all for the lowest price on the web.

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ExpressVPN bug has been leaking some DNS requests for years

Bleeping Computer

ExpressVPN has removed the split tunneling feature from the latest version of its software after finding that a bug exposed the domains users were visiting to configured DNS servers. [.]

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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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Cracked macOS apps drain wallets using scripts fetched from DNS records

Bleeping Computer

Hackers are using a stealthy method to deliver to macOS users information-stealing malware through DNS records that hide malicious scripts. [.]

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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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