DNS Attacks

DNS Attacks

Lech J. Janczewski (University of Auckland, New Zealand) and Andrew M. Colarik (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-583-2.ch007


The Domain Name Service (DNS) is a mechanism for recognizing and translating domain name addresses. These operations are carried out by devices called Domain Name Servers. Thus, DNS attacks are attacks against the Domain Name Servers.

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