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DNS cache poisoning

Injecting false information into the caches of the DNS system so that future requests are diverted to another site. In July 1997, Eugene Kashpureff inserted fraudulent information into the DNS, causing users going to the Network Solutions Web site to be rerouted to his Alternic site. See DNS cache, DNSSec, DNS hijacking, DNS and pharming.
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To perform a cache poisoning, Solling said the attacker exploits flaws in the DNS software.
These are in addition to the solution s existing integrated defense against DNS-based DDoS attacks, cache poisoning, malformed queries, tunneling, and other DNS security threats.
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Rather, it is an example of a Domain Name System (DNS) cache poisoning type of attack," he stated.
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The security extensions are designed to protect the DNS from man-in-the-middle and cache poisoning attacks, which can occur when hackers corrupt DNS data stored on recursive name servers to redirect queries to malicious sites.
These security extensions are designed to protect the Domain Name System from man-in-the-middle and cache poisoning attacks.
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