Browse Blog Posts Tagged With “Hackers”

Breaking News: Traffic to Syria drops off the Internet

The Umbrella Security Labs team reported today that traffic to Syria dropped off the Internet around 18:45 UTC.  On closer inspection it seems Syria has largely disappeared from the Internet.
Shortly after our team broke the…

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Six new datacenters come online in Europe

Today we announced that OpenDNS has brought new datacenters online in Prague, Copenhagen, Paris, Berlin, Warsaw and Bucharest, effectively tripling our presence in Europe. Over the past few years the OpenDNS operations team has…

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Despite DNS break, OpenDNS users can still access Instagr.am links

Twitter this morning: This morning we noticed that Instagram’s short URL, Instagr.am, wasn’t resolving. Needless to say, Insta-fans were not happy. While hundreds of people were reporting the issue on Twitter, our engineering…

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Java 0-Day Details

Earlier this week, the security community learned that CVE-2012-4681, a recent Java-based zero-day vulnerability, is being leveraged to attack client machines, and fear it will cause large-scale infections soon. The vulnerability…

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2012 SysAdmin Awards: And the winner is...

Each year OpenDNS hosts the SysAdmin Awards, a program designed to celebrate the hard-working network administrators that all-too-often go unappreciated until the moment something goes wrong.

The OpenDNS community was an integral…

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DNSCrypt for Windows has arrived.

In December we delivered a preview of one of the most critical and innovative technologies DNS security has seen. DNSCrypt, available initially only for Mac, works by encrypting all DNS traffic between you and your DNS provider,…

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Tales from the DNSCrypt: Linux Rising

Update: Get step-by-step instructions for setting up DNSCrypt on Linux here When we released the Mac-only preview of DNSCrypt, we knew it was a game changer. The revolutionary piece of lightweight software encrypts all DNS…

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You talk tech, we'll buy the pizza.

Technology user groups are awesome. That’s why OpenDNS is announcing a new program dedicated to celebrating the innovation and education taking place at user groups everywhere, and making life a little more delicious for their…

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Announcing the 2011 OpenDNS SysAdmin Awards

Have we mentioned how much we love SysAdmins here at OpenDNS? Not only do we love them, but we spend a good amount of our time thinking about how we can make their lives better and their jobs easier. Because after all, being a…

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OpenDNS seeks future global infrastructure hacker

We’re looking for a junior programmer to join our global operations team.

The person for this job wants to become a master at system and network operations. You are the kind of programmer who codes to make their life easier. …

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