DNS

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DNS

abbr.
domain name system

DNS

abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly in Britain)Department for National Savings
2. (Computer Science) computing domain name system
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TEHRAN (FNA)- This post originally reported that a firewall can't be used to block the Windows connections that bypass the hosts file.
phishing through making changes in Hosts file of operating system:
We found an online banking malware that modifies an infected computer's HOSTS file to redirect a customer of certain banks to phishing sites.
It also includes three other tools to backup registry, reset Windows HOSTS file and reset Windows proxy to resolve potential internet issues.
AC@mm appends text to the hosts file to prevent access to certain URLs, thereby modifying these files.
Some other features include ActiveX, BHO, LSP, Hosts File Management and removal, Internet Explorer web-based settings management, Windows Process list management, Open Hidden windows management, search strings and a complete restore feature to undo any changes you make.
TXT from SRI (now SRI International), which mapped an address to a name (technically, this file still exists - most modem operating systems either by default or through configuration, can check their Hosts file to match a URL to an IP address before checking the DNS).
The MMICAD Waveform time domain, transient analysis simulator now hosts file Gummel-Poon BJT model.