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International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 684180, 7 pages
Research Article

Improving DNS Security Using Active Firewalling with Network Probes

1Foundation for National Scientific Computing, Avenue Brazil no. 101, 1700-066 Lisbon, Portugal
2Department of Informatics, University of Lisbon, Edifício C6, Campo-Grande, 1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal

Received 13 December 2011; Accepted 23 March 2012

Academic Editor: James Park

Copyright © 2012 Joao Afonso and Pedro Veiga. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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