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OpenDNSSEC 1.4.0b1

September 10, 2012 | Posted in ExploitAlert


OpenDNSSEC was created as an open-source turn-key solution for DNSSEC. It secures zone data just before it is published in an authoritative name server.
OpenDNSSEC is software that manages the security of domain names on the Internet. The project intends to drive adoption of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) to further enhance Internet security.


Many internet protocol hinge on DNS, but the data in DNS caches has become so vulnerable to attack that it cannot be relied upon anymore. The added authenticity in DNSSEC makes sure that such attacks have no effect.


This version is recommended for testing only, not for use in production environments. The PIN is now optional in conf.xml. A multi-threaded option is available for the enforcer to improve performance (MySQL only). Signer Engine: The , , , and elements are now optional, but if provided they require one or more or elements.


You can download OpenDNSSEC and SoftHSM from here.


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