DNS Snooping Shows Widespread Sony Rootkit

Posted by tuxchick on Nov 16, 2005 7:13 PM EDT
Enterprise Networking Planet; By Michael Hall
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Kaminsky discovered that at least 568,200 name servers contained entries related to the rootkit. While the method doesn't translate into exactly how many end-user computers are affected, since multiple users can go through one name server, "at that scale, it doesn't take much to make this a multi-million host, worm-scale incident," he wrote.

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