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KeyTrap Algorithmic Complexity Attacks Exploit Fundamental Design Flaw in DNSSEC

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Haya Schulmann

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KeyTrap - described by some as 'the worst attack on DNS ever discovered' - is capable of exhausting CPU resources and stalling widely used DNS implementations and public DNS providers, like Google Public DNS and Cloudflare. The research team from ATHENE explain how they discovered the attack.

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The State of Reverse DNS

The State of Reverse DNS

Arnold Dechamps

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Most people know DNS for the part that resolves a domain name to an IP address. Reverse DNS, as the name suggests, works the other way around, and is generally less talked about. The question is, when people do implement reverse DNS, are they taking steps to keep it secure?

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Sanremo and Internet Traffic in Italy

Sanremo and Internet Traffic in Italy

Flavio Luciani

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The Sanremo Festival is the most important and prestigious music event in Italy, organised and broadcast live across the country by RAI, Italy's main public broadcaster. Flavio Luciani from Namex examines the week of the event from the perspective of an Internet eXchange Point.

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A BGP Side Effect of RPKI

A BGP Side Effect of RPKI

Massimiliano Stucchi

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The BGP communities attribute, which usefully enables network operators to signal specific requests or information to nearby ASNs, also lets them signal RPKI status. But should they? Max Stucchi investigates the propagation of RPKI information in BGP communities.

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The RIPE Chair Team Reports - February 2024

The RIPE Chair Team Reports - February 2024

Mirjam Kühne

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The RIPE Chair team reports on latest developments and work ahead of the RIPE community in 2024.

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Unlocking Digital Growth: The Role of IXPs in the Middle East

Unlocking Digital Growth: The Role of IXPs in the Middle East

Jad El Cham

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What does it take for an IXP to be successful? What requirements are these crucial bits of Internet infrastructure meant to fulfil? Do any of these questions have one-size-fits-all answers? A new report from the RIPE NCC explores all of the above and more in the context of Middle East IXPs.

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The LLM Misinformation Problem I Was Not Expecting

The LLM Misinformation Problem I Was Not Expecting

Kathleen Moriarty

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The prolific use of Artificial Intelligence Large Language Models (LLMs) present new challenges we must address and new questions we must answer. For instance, what do we do when AI is wrong?

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Looking Back at 2023 - An External Engagement and Community Retrospective

Looking Back at 2023 - An External Engagement and Community Retrospective

Hisham Ibrahim

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We reflect on progress made in 2023 in all our community and engagement efforts at the RIPE NCC, as measured against the objectives we set for ourselves at the start of the year.

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