Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?

Submission Summary: 0 pending, 1 declined, 0 accepted (1 total, 0.00% accepted)


Submission DNSCurve: A realistic solution to DNS->

mrsbrisby writes: "The DNSCurve project uses high-speed high-security elliptic-curve cryptography to drastically improve every dimension of DNS security. Unlike DNSSEC, it was designed to actually be deployed on top of the existing mess that the Bind company created, in addition to actually supporting confidentiality and reducing denial-of-service potentials instead of decreasing confidentiality and slowing down your servers and clients.

Additionally, the PDF slides describe an implementation that is easy to deploy and administer.

The announcement on the DJBDNS mailing list doesn't make it clear if it was designed in response to the recent exploits affecting other nameservers."

Link to Original Source

This is the theory that Jack built. This is the flaw that lay in the theory that Jack built. This is the palpable verbal haze that hid the flaw that lay in...