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Preventing DNS Attacks

15 Oct
Thursday, 10/15/2020 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Virtual via Zoom
Student-Run Event
Speaker: Andrey Yesyev

Andrey Yesyev will discuss the Domain Name System (DNS) and how it can be compromised. He will cover a few topics, such as using Unicode domain names and typosquatting for phishing attacks, and how the Domain Generation Algorithm (DGA) is used by malicious actors. Andrey will go over how to detect DGA domains and what it means if one sees queries to DGA domains in their network. He will also discuss data exfiltration using DNS and what this means for your security. And he will discuss the fast flux technique for malicious domains.