TuskenTower on 11 Jul 2008 10:54:56 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] DNS ... cache poisoning [big deal]

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 11:29 PM, Claude M. Schrader
<plug@claudeschrader.com> wrote:
> On 21:09 Thu 10 Jul     , K.S. Bhaskar wrote:
>> [KSB] Are the Wifi routers that so many of us have at home vulnerable
>> to DNS cache poisoning?  Thanx in advance.
>> Regards
>> -- Bhaskar
>> ___________________________________________________________________________
> I looked into this earlier today - the DD-WRT firmware for the hackable
> routers is not vulnerable by default, because it is not configured to be a caching
> nameserver, it only forwards. If your router actually caches, it probably
> is vulnerable. Most important is upgrading any DNS servers, then your
> clients. OpenDNS servers are already fixed, so if your ISP's servers have
> not been patched yet, you may want to use OpenDNS for the time being.
> Claude

Just use Verizon's public DNS servers at through

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