can anyone enlighten us further on this website news, on the BBC website today; is this a problem for those using opensuse?
“Mr Kaminsky held talks with computer giants such as Microsoft, Sun and Cisco in March, and has been part of a team engaged in secret research since then, developing the security patch which has now been released simultaneously for all computer platforms.”
Sounds like there is a universal approach to this issue…plus most of the popular browsers have anti-phishing capabilities.
It’s not a browser issue. It’s a DNS protocol issue. You’ll see a whole bunch of updates to bind, libraries and programs soon. Every distro using bind will also have updates.
ken yap <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It’s not a browser issue. It’s a DNS protocol issue.
Correct; this is http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/800113 a.k.a.
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