DNS Explained: What it is, and why you shouldn’t overlook it.

October 27th, 2015 by Pamela Michael

MVI DNS ExplainedBy now, most of us are very familiar with the use of “spoofing” as it relates to robocalling and telemarketing. You know, the method by which unwanted callers change their call ID display to reflect a fake identity in hopes of getting you to answer. (No, that’s not really The White House calling.) However, many are surprised to find out that this same type of thing can be done online as well. In their never-ending quest to bypass security measures and gain access to your personal data, cyber criminals are now able to cloak complete websites. Meaning, you could be connected to ABC Bank’s website — and actually be seeing ABC’s website in your browser address bar — but not be connected to the bank’s actual website. How is this possible? Well, to understand that, you’ll first need to understand DNS. Read the rest of this entry »


Benefits of Managed Services

October 19th, 2015 by MVI Team