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Three types of DNS attacks and how to deal with them

Steve Ragan | Aug. 29, 2013
The Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-Assad hacking group, altered the DNS records used by the New York Times, Twitter, and the Huffington Post.

Again, Brenton's advice for authoritative DNS will apply here as well. It's also possible to host authoritative servers within the organization, allowing for complete control.

"If you are going to run your own authoritative servers, make sure you follow the best security practices that have been identified by SANS and the Center for Internet Security," Brenton advised.


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