Ghost Domain Names: Revoked Yet Still Resolvable
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Date: 8 Feb 2012
Document Type: Briefing Papers
Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012
It is a common belief that one can delete a bad domain from DNS registry to stop related malicious activities. Surprisingly, the deleted domain can still be kept alive worldwide due to an unnoticed vulnerability in DNS. This paper presents the phenomenon of ghost domain names and the mechanism behind.