DNS Cache Poisoning and Spoofing

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

4 Comments

  1. hackerman1

    There is an easy way to avoid DNC-cache poisoning, turn off the DNS-cache…
    Start “Services”, scroll down to “DNS Client”, doubleclick on it, set start-up type to “Disabled”.
    If you are unsure if this will cause any problems, then set start-up type to”Manual” first,
    use your computer normally for a few days / weeks, then start “Services” and check if DNS-cache is active.
    If not, then it should be safe to disable it.

  2. hackerman1

    Update: If you set start-up type to “Manual” first, click on “Stop” to kill the process, or reboot.
    Otherwise you will not see if its starts because it´s already running….

  3. Thank you for your inputs. 🙂

  4. Marc

    Steve Gibson has a free online DNS spoofabilty test to check if you are affected.
    https://www.grc.com/dns/dns.htm,

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