DNS Security Flaw Secretly Patched by Multiple Vendors

Internet vendors have quietly and secretly patched a defect in the Domain Name System that could have let hackers control the Web. Security expert Dan Kaminsky found the problem and quietly alerted CERT, which outlined the problem after patches were released. Hackers could have used cache poisoning to control traffic, e-mail and data.

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