On Wed, 27 Aug 2008, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> Perhaps it would be better to explicitly forward to opendns?
Recursive servers open to clients you don't trust are a huge security
risk (they always have been - didn't Eircom or Esat's open NS get
poisoned in the 90s? or is my memory dodgy?), especially in the light
of the most recent round of spoofing attacks.
Until DNSSec is widely deployed (ha!), you really ought to run your
own recursive nameserver, as closely to the clients as possible (e.g.
(In theory SSL can protect us from DNS hijacks, but end-user
behaviour often doesn't conform to the theory).
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