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Root DNS Servers Experienced DDoS Attack with 5 Million Queries per Second

A report from Root [DNS] Server Operations or rootops published on December 4th, 2015 stated that the Internet Domain Name System’s root name servers received a high rate of DNS queries over two separate intervals. The incidents occurred on November 30, 2015 and December 1st, 2015. The queries were “well-formed, valid DNS messages for a single domain...
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Nokia Performing Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

From Bruce Schneier’s Cryptogram: Man-in-the-Middle Attacks Against Browser Encryption Last week, a story broke about how Nokia mounts man-in-the-middle attacks against secure browser sessions. “The Finnish phone giant has since admitted that it decryption secure data that passes through HTTPS connections — including social networking accounts, online banking, email and other secure sessions — in order to compress the...
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