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A DNS Resource Record for Additional Entropy

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Jim Reid
Last updated 2008-08-06
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A scheme to defend against cache poisoning attacks against the Domain Name System (DNS) by predicting the ID and source port number of outgoing queries is described in this draft. It proposes a new resource record to provide a mechanism to introduce additional entropy into DNS queries.


Jim Reid

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