• Monday 7 August 2017 Internet security

    Domain name data to include registrar's abuse contact details

    Additional data will make issue reporting easier

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  • Thursday 5 April 2018 Knowledge bank

    PowerDNS Recursor version 4 supports DNSSEC validation

    With the launch of version 4, the PowerDNS Recursor now also supports DNSSEC validation. The new feature is currently still experimental, but the developers say it works well. “The underlying design philosophy is that legitimate look-ups shouldn't be refused, since that results in sites and services being unavailable to end users.” Validation by the Recursor has been on the agenda for some time, but has had to wait for refinement of the DNSSEC implementation on the PowerDNS authoritative server. Protection against DDoS/amplification attacks has also been a high priority in recent years, leading to development of the dnsdist load balancer, for example

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  • Tuesday 27 June 2017 Knowledge

    Webshop domain .nl is on the up

    Number of webshops grown strongly

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