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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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Big day for exploits

Nearly 90 percent of Android devices vulnerable to endless reboot bug.- Exploits a flaw in Android media players when running .mkv files only. The vulnerability affects Android versions 4.0.1 to 5.1.1 Google has already patched the vulnerability. http://www.scmagazine.com/yet-another-dos-vulnerability-affects-android-devices/article/430661/ Revamped RIG exploit kit infects 1 million PCs (27,...
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Bind DNS Server major flaw could let a script kiddie bring down large number of DNS servers

BIND is most widely used DNS Server to date. A major flaw was found in BIND’s versions from 9.1.0 to 9.8.x, 9.9.0 to 9.9.7-P1, and 9.10.0 to 9.10.2-P2. (CVE-2015-5477) Attackers can exploit it by sending vulnerable servers a malformed packet that’s quite easy to...
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