[dns-operations] Dan Kaminsky has passed away
ahmedlandike at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 11:52:05 UTC 2021
my heartfelt condolences to friends and family during this trying times.
Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Kind regards.
Email - a <landi at kenic.or.ke>hmedlandike at gmail.com
Phone - +254 704 316 945
On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 1:46 PM Yong Pang <yongpanng at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry to hear that. Best wishes.
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 10:07 AM Dave Lawrence <tale at dd.org> wrote:
>> Our friend and colleague Dan Kaminsky has passed away of complications
>> from diabetes. He was the discoverer/inventor of the DNS
>> vulnerability that came to bear his name, the ability to take over
>> whole swaths of domains much more easily than had previously been
>> thought possible.
>> Announcement from his niece:
>> There are many pages that describe the vulnerability to varying
>> degrees of depth. The key to it is first poisoning caches for the
>> authority records of a zone. This lets an attacker then redirect many
>> records within the zone at their leisure. Here's one write-up about it:
>> An entertaining, short video of the early stages of his experience
>> with the vulnerability:
>> For those who had not met him, he had a generous heart and a quick
>> wit. I will miss him.
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