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DNS cache

The storage location of IP addresses of websites for faster retrieval of subsequent DNS queries (URL to IP). The caches are located in the user's computer as well as in company and ISP servers. See DNS and DNS cache poisoning.
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To demonstrate the impact of DDoS attacks on DNS cache server using queuing model, numerical results are provided for six very different scenarios of number of cache servers, query traffic profile, time out setting and service capability of authoritative server.
By delivering throughput of 125,000 queries per second with consistently low query latency and a unique cache poisoning defense architecture, Secure64 DNS Cache offers customers a high-performance, highly secure caching solution that makes economic sense.
According to Johnson, most Web sites are vulnerable to DNS cache poisoning attacks, due to the prevalence on the Internet of DNS servers that can be exploited.
DDoS, DNS cache poisoning, phishing, website malware, critical infrastructure/SCADA
As an example, Heigh Speed can edit a few registry keys to increase the DNS cache, thereby allowing DNS information to be cached on the user's computer.
DNS cache poisoning is a technique that tricks a DNS server into believing it has received authentic information when, in reality, it has not.
Matt Larson, Vice President of DNS Research at VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN), commented: "DNSSEC is an essential tool in addressing DNS vulnerabilities and mitigating DNS cache poisoning attacks that undermine the integrity of the DNS system.
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As a final level of complexity, some applications such as Web browsers also have their own DNS cache, in order to reduce use of the DNS resolver library itself, which can add extra difficulty to DNS debugging, as it obscures which data is fresh, or lies in which cache.
Matt Larson, Vice President of DNS Research at VeriSign, commented: "DNSSEC is an essential tool in sealing DNS vulnerabilities and mitigating DNS cache poisoning attacks that undermine the integrity of the DNS system.
We are pleased to introduce DNSSEC across our registry and DNS platform, protecting TLDs in our care from DNS cache poisoning and man-in-the-middle attacks, while maintaining consistency and convenience for registrars and their customers.
Many security experts consider DNSSEC to be an essential tool in "sealing" DNS vulnerabilities and mitigating DNS cache poisoning attacks that undermine the integrity of the DNS system.