ICANN: There is an ongoing and significant risk to DNS infrastructure

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization in charge of the internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure, has issued a foreboding warning on Friday about the dangers facing the DNS system.

ICANN said it “believes that there is an ongoing and significant risk to key parts of the Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure,” and urged domain owners and DNS services to migrate to using DNSSEC as soon as possible.

DNSSEC stands for Domain Name System Security Extensions, an extension for the DNS protocol that allows domain owners to digitally sign DNS records.


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Source: ZDNet