28 Sep '15, 10pm

Top Level Domain Incident Response Resource Now Available: When Top Level Domain operations are attacked, ICAN...

When Top Level Domain operations are attacked, ICANN's SSR department may be asked to assist with incident response, either directly, or as a facilitator that can identify competent incident response, recovery, or subsequent investigations. A recent series of attacks against Top Level Domain operators of the Domain Name System underscores the contention and growing concern that all critical infrastructures are vulnerable. One of the targeted assets of recent attacks is the authoritative name service of a Top Level Domain. Attackers that can successfully compromise an authoritative name server are able to alter DNS data on those servers to conduct defacement or web impersonation attacks. ICANN's SSR department, in cooperation with subject matter experts from Mark Monitor, NSRC, and Farsight, Inc., have produced a "recovery checklist" to assist TLD operators who may fall vic...

Full article: https://www.icann.org/news/blog/top-level-domain-incident...

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