Monthly Archives: October 2012

DNS and Web Security

What is DNS and why it is important for security on the web.

Decorative Image, PC Firewall WebLast week a pretty big mishap slipped by with only the briefest mention in techy news circles. The Domain Registrar for Ireland was compromised resulting in web traffic looking for the Yahoo and Google Irish websites being redirected to unofficial counterfeit websites. You’ll be forgiven if this doesn’t mean much to you but suffice to say it could have been very very serious. In this post I’ll explain what this means to the average web user…

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