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DNS Spoofing

Also referred to as DNS cache poisoning, Domain Name Server (DNS) spoofing is a form of computer security hacking in which false information is...

DNS Server

DNS servers translate domain names into IP addresses so that computers can process them. Domain name systems label websites with descriptors that are accessible...

DNS Leak

A DNS leak is a security issue that occurs when Internet service providers inadvertently receive domain name system requests that should have been concealed...

DNS over HTTPS

DNS over HTTPS protects data by disguising and encrypting Domain Name System traffic as standard HTTPS website use. Learn more with Webopedia.

DNSChanger

DNSChanger, also referred to as DNS Changer and nicknamed the "Internet doomsday" virus, is a type of malware used by hackers to change a...

DNS SEC

Short for DNS Security Extensions, DNS SEC is a set of extensions used to add an additional layer of security to the Domain Name...

split DNS

In a split DNS infrastructure, you create two zones for the same domain, one to be used by the internal network, the other used...

DNSBL

Short for DNS Based List, DNS Blacklist, or DNS Blocklist. A published list of IP addresses that can be queried through the Internet....

rDNS

(pronounced as separate letters) Short for reverse DNS, a method of name resolution in which an IP address is resolved into a domain name,...

Dynamic DNS

Short for dynamic Domain Name System, a method of keeping a domain name linked to a changing IP address as not all computers use...

DNS parking (domain parking)

In the Web hosting business, DNS parking, also called domain parking, is a service that the Web host will offer to its clients as...

Round Robin DNS

A load balancing technique in which balance power is placed in the DNS server instead of a strictly dedicated machine as other loadtechniques do. Round...