Timeline of Events
- ?, 2008
Dan Kaminsky stumbles upon a serious problem in the DNS protocol that makes poisoning easier than most everyone previously thought.
- March 31, 2008
DNS Summit at Microsoft's offices to discuss the problem and solutions.
2023-06-01: This service has been deprecated in favor of Check My DNS.
A number of people have been asking for a way to check transaction ID randomness, in addition to source port randomness. OARC's porttest tool has now been expanded to also report on transaction IDs. To use it, issue a TXT query for the name txidtest.dns-oarc.net. For example, with dig:
Recent additional research into [DNS defects and deficiencies] and methods of combining them to conduct improved cache poisoning attacks have yielded extremely effective exploitation techniques.