Black Hat: Kaminsky Talks DNS

by Sean Michael Kerner

VIDEO: Dan Kaminsky details the current state of DNS, DNSSEC where he keeps his root key to the Internet.

LAS VEGAS. DNS is core to the networking of the modern internet, enabling IP addresses to connect to domain names. Back in 2008, security researcher Dan Kaminsky revealed flaws in DNS that could have potentially enabled cache poisoning and other DNS manipulation to disrupt network traffic.

At the Black Hat USA conference here, Kaminsky answered a few questions about the current state of DNS as well as DNSSEC, which was originally seen in 2008 as being the long-term solution for DNS security.

Watch the full video below:

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Enterprise Networking Planet and InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

This article was originally published on Thursday Aug 4th 2016