Interesting new dns failures

Chris L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Mon May 21 04:42:11 UTC 2007



On Sun, 20 May 2007, Roger Marquis wrote:

> > If not, have any root nameservers been hacked?
>
> To partly answer my own question, no.  The data returned by root
> (gtld) nameservers is not changing rapidly.  Thanks for the pointers
> to "fast flux" too.  Wasn't familiar with this attack or terminology.
>
> All the same, it would seem to be an easy and cheap abuse to address,
> at the gtlds.  Why are these obvious trojans are being propagated by
> the root servers anyhow?

the root servers are responsible how exactly for the fast-flux issues?
Also, there might be some legittimate business that uses something like
the FF techniques... but, uhm... how are the root servers involved again?



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