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Over Half of the Internet Name Servers Configured Incorrectly

Study finds more than half of the Internet's name servers are configured incorrectly, leaving networks vulnerable to pharming attacks and enabling servers to be used in attacks that can wipe out DNS infrastructure. This is the key finding of a survey of the Internet's domain name servers released Monday.

...The number of DNS servers connected to the Internet rose 20% in the last year to 9 million. Most of that growth was in Europe and Asia, with many new DNS servers embedded in cable modems and phone gateways.

Read full story: Network World

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