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Be Careful What You Wish For

As part of my standard presentation about DNS security, I describe the threat of cache poisoning:  If a bad guy is able to inject bogus resource records into your name server’s cache, he can redirect you to a visually identical replica of the web site you think you’re going to.  You enter your credentials, your account information, your credit card information, into the bogus site, and the bad guy uses your personal information to drain your account o

Cricket on DNS

​As Chief Infrastructure Officer for Infoblox, Cricket helps guide the development of Infoblox's strategy and service offerings, and serves as a liaison between Infoblox and the technical community. He is the co-author of all of O'Reilly's Nutshell Handbooks on the Domain Name System, DNS and BIND, "DNS on Windows NT," DNS on Windows 2000, DNS on Windows Server 2003, and DNS & BIND Cookbook.