Dan Kaminsky

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Dan Kaminsky

Name: Dan Kaminsky

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • American security researcher and chief Scientist of White Ops, a business specializing in discovering malware activity via JavaScript.
  • Known for discovering the 2008 DNS cache poisoning vulnerability.

Significant publications

  • IDA Pro crack the Secret Code (2010).
  • Hack Proofing Your Network (2002).

Honors and awards

  • Named as one of the Trusted Community Representatives for the DNSSEC root by ICANN (2010).


"We can fix it. We have the technology. OK. We need to create the technology. Alright. The policy guys are mucking with the technology. Relax. WE'RE ON IT."