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Old 07-10-2008, 03:10 AM   #1
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LXer: Patched Flaw Could Have Broken Internet Backbone

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This week, system administrators across the globe are rushing to fix an Internet-wide security flaw. The issue, discovered in the domain name system, would allow a hacker to gain access to domain name records and redirect traffic to an alternate location. That'd mean trying to access something like your bank's Web site could take you instead to a malicious page designed to steal your information.



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