By Nick Farrell
31 July 2008
A STORY published by IDG claiming that the creator of the Metaploit
hacking toolkit, H D Moore, had been caught by the Kaminsky DNS cache
exploit, is a load of old pants.
The story claimed that Moore's company, BreakingPoint, had some of its
Internet traffic redirected to a fake Google page that was being run by
Moore was quoted as saying the hacker was able to do this by launching
what's known as a cache poisoning attack on a DNS server on AT&T's
network that was serving the Austin, Texas, area.
However now Moore claims he was misquoted by the journalist in question.
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