Cricket on DNS
The latest on DNS Security, DNSSEC, IP Address Management... and more
A few weeks ago, the press announced a possible threat against the Internet's DNS infrastructure by the hacking group Anonymous. Anonymous allegedly planned to mount a DDoS attack against the root name servers to "shut the Internet down," in order "to protest SOPA, Wallstreet [sic], our irresponsible leaders and the beloved bankers who are starving the world."
Wired's Webmonkey column today features a short article on some new behavior in the latest Google Chrome beta: prefetching and prerendering web content. Basically, if Chrome autcompletes the URL you're typing, it'll start loading web content for that URL, even though you may end up typing something unexpected and different.