It’s been nearly two months since the high profile BGP hijack attack against MyEtherwallet, where crypto thieves used BGP leaks to hijack MEW’s name servers, which were on Amazon’s Route53, and inserted their own fake name servers which directed victims to their own fake wallet site, thereby draining some people’s wallets. It generated a lot … [Read more]
DNSSEC drastically improves the security of the internet and systems that rely on it. Sadly, there is a lot of FUD out there and we wanted to both debunk that FUD and explain why DNSSEC is vital to the security of the internet.
The .COM and .NET tlds will be DNSSEC signed on March 31, 2011. We have DNSSEC support available, we are still designating it as a beta function. You can create and sign your zones with DNSSEC, however at the moment, we do not have the ability to submit DS keys to the various regsitries. This … [Read more]
DNSSEC is now available in beta across all service levels (on the new platform). You need to enable the “beta” flag under your Personal Info section and then after you do the DNSSEC link will appear in the “Advanced” line of the Tools tab in your Domain Overview module. There are still some items we … [Read more]
We’ve been getting an increasing number of queries regarding the rollout of DNSSEC, the security extensions for DNS. We have been testing DNSSEC internally and plan to have it available for members ahead of the key deployments this year. Some of the deployments are as follows: .CA plans to sign the root on March 31, … [Read more]