The “general availability” of Google’s Public DNS-over-HTTPS service brings us closer to a world where all online communications, including DNS requesoverare encrypted by default.
This is not the decentralized network we were promised. The majority of the world’s DNS transactions pass through authoritative name servers operated by less than 10 organizations, DNS Observatory found.
Google I/O is a good place to announce a whole lot of new privacy features “coming soon." It is also a good place to bury plans to change how Google will handle HTTP cookies in Chrome.
Security researchers and enterprise defenders have many Internet-wide scanning tools at their disposal. Researchers at Cisco Talos have developed a way to scan for hosts with IPv6 addresses using the UPnP protocol.
It's a good day when law enforcement, working with industry partners like Google, Symantec and White Ops dismantle a massive operation designed to steal advertising revenue.