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Internet Sanctions on Russian Media: Diverging Actions and Mixed Effects

Internet Sanctions on Russian Media: Diverging Actions and Mixed Effects

Moritz Müller

10 min read

EU sanctions on Russian controlled content require ISPs in member states to block access to websites. But our research reveals that their implementation varies widely, both between and within individual EU member states, raising important questions about their effectiveness.

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KeyTrap

KeyTrap

Geoff Huston

12 min read

Just how ‘devastating’ is the KeyTrap vulnerability? How does it work, and why the dramatic response?

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NTP Pool - The Internet Timekeeper

NTP Pool - The Internet Timekeeper

Giovane Moura

12 min read

The NTP Pool is a network of volunteer-run servers providing time synchronisation services to millions of computers over the Internet using the Network Time Protocol (NTP). But how does it map clients to NTP servers? And why are some clients more equal than others? The team at SIDN Labs investigate…

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As the Balance of Security Controls Shifts, Where Does Responsibility Rest?

As the Balance of Security Controls Shifts, Where Does Responsibility Rest?

Kathleen Moriarty

4 min read

Ongoing debates on encryption and privacy highlight the complex dance between industry standards and policy. The outcome of these security and surveillance tussles remains open, reflecting the evolving relationship between technology and governance.

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Improving RIR Alignment in the RPKI Space

Improving RIR Alignment in the RPKI Space

Sofía Silva Berenguer

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The NRO are working toward a robust, coordinated, and secure RPKI service.

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Measuring NAT64 Usage in the Wild

Measuring NAT64 Usage in the Wild

Elizabeth Boswell

7 min read

With IPv4 address space depleted, it's increasingly important to transition to IPv6. IPv6 transition mechanisms, which allow the two protocols to interoperate, can help. One such mechanism is NAT64. We use RIPE Atlas to measure the usage of NAT64, and compare NAT64 paths to native IPv4 paths.

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Qasim Lone: Something's Wrong on the Internet

Qasim Lone: Something's Wrong on the Internet

Alun Davies

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The Internet is hardly foolproof in its design, and whether by accident or on purpose, the people who use and operate it sometimes don't do things they should or do do things they shouldn't. Qasim Lone talks about strange goings on he's investigated and how RIPE Atlas can help researchers in the fi…

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Crashing the Party – Vulnerabilities in RPKI Relying Party Software

Crashing the Party – Vulnerabilities in RPKI Relying Party Software

Niklas Vogel

10 min read

RPKI adoption is on the rise. And that's a good thing. But as the number of networks deploying RPKI grows, so does the potential impact of vulnerabilities in its implementation. CURE is a novel fuzzing tool developed by ATHENE researchers to test vulnerabilities in RPKI Replying Party software.

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KeyTrap Algorithmic Complexity Attacks Exploit Fundamental Design Flaw in DNSSEC

KeyTrap Algorithmic Complexity Attacks Exploit Fundamental Design Flaw in DNSSEC

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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