Tag Archives: security

Random fail

Yet another case of trying to be too clever with randomness!

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Security is not easy

Update: After a year, both plugins are finally updated with a better random key generator. Security is not easy. Programmers should leave things like random number and identifier generation to a library (or at least research the best way to do it). A lot of projects learned it the hard way. Let’s talk for instance […]

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Switching from BIND to PowerDNS in a few seconds

Seconds, really. First, why stop using BIND? For me it just happened because I couldn’t understand why BIND wasn’t working (again). However there are many other reasons to make the switch before it’s too late. BIND has a bad security history, PowerDNS‘s code is more “modern” and its various parts are well-separated (for example, you […]

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