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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