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Domain Name System


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  • proper n. The distributed database, sometimes including all the supporting hardware or software infrastructure, the Internet uses to translate hostnames into IP numbers and provide other domain related information.


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  • Among the attacks which the system professes to help prevent are denial of service and Domain Name System attacks, both of which have been connected to recent high-profile incidents.

    iTnews Australia


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