Interesting new dns failures
ge at linuxbox.org
Mon May 21 12:12:28 UTC 2007
On Mon, 21 May 2007, Chris L. Morrow wrote:
> 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?
Small note: For regular fastflux, yes. for NS fastflux, not so much.
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