CVE-2015-5477: Sorry, you will need to patch if you’re running BIND!

We don’t normally get too involved with discussing or publishing details about bugs and patches for BIND, however due to the severity of CVE-2015-5477, it has prompted a couple of customers to email me directly who I think just wanted a second opinion. Basically, yes, you do have to patch BIND! Unfortunately, the news from […]

Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection Demonstration

See how Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection detects and drops DNS attacks while responding to legitimate DNS queries, and provides centralized visibility into attacks that happened across the network.

Defend Against DNS-based Attacks

Attacks Target Your DNS to Bring Down Network Services DNS is critical network infrastructure for every business. Unfortunately, it is also an easy target for attacks like amplification, reflection, and exploits. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn about: DNS attack types including amplification, reflection, exploits, tunneling, and more Ways to detect and mitigate attacks with […]

What is a DNS DDoS amplification attack?

DNS based amplification attacks are constantly in the news at the moment, but what are they and why are they so effective? Watch this short video by Paul Roberts for a quick explanation.  

The biggest DDoS attack in history, all due to DNS

There’s been a lot of talk today about a massive DDoS attack that has been running for the past week or so. It has used DNS amplification in order to create a 300Gbps storm of traffic aimed at Spamhaus, the anti-spam site that distributes blacklists of known sites responsible for sending spam email. What is incredible is the […]