Thursday, July 24, 2008

DNS Internet Flaw Found - Supposedly Resolved

Security Risk to Patch the Web
Published: July 30, 2008

Hey All,

I am sure that some of you have heard about the DNS Internet Flaw that all everyone in the IT world has been discussing, it can potentially allow hackers to take complete control of your system, and watch your every move with out you knowing about it.

Here are a few news stories about it:

It is scary, because it is available to hackers:

Test to see if you are vulnerable to this hack:

How to fix if you are vulnerable:

- provides details how to go about fixing this.

I would recommend just updating EVERYTHING, Windows, IE, Firefox, they have all released patches to fix this issue, so if you are up to date with all of your software you should be fine now. But a few months ago we were ALL susceptible to this type of attack...

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