Are Your ISP’s DNS Servers Vulnerable? Test It.

The DNS exploit is now in the wild. DNS servers that have not been patched can be exploited so that if you type a URL, such as for your bank’s website, you may be directed to some other site pretending to be your bank. You won’t be able to tell the difference, since the DNS name server will tell you that that is actually the bank’s site. From there, the site can steal your user name, password and other data.

To test whether your ISP has patched their DNS servers, go to Dan Kaminsky’s blog and use the Check My DNS button. More than 52% of ISPs have vulnerable DNS name servers!

Filed in Security, News.

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One Response to Are Your ISP’s DNS Servers Vulnerable? Test It.

  1. […] Is Your ISP Vulnerable to the DNS Poisoning Exploit? I posted a couple of days ago about a free DNS checker to see if your ISP’s name servers are vulnerable to the DNS poisoning exploit that is now in […]

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