Large number of DNS probes in last 24 hours

Lynda shrdlu at
Fri May 30 12:11:43 CDT 2008

Jim Wise wrote:

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> I've seen a surprising number of attempted recursive DNS requests 
> against unpublished non-recursive DNS servers in the last 24 hours or 
> so, many of them obviously probes of some sort (query for "." IN NS, 
> eg).

> Is anyone else seeing this?  Is it new?  Or did some botnet just reach 
> this corner of the IP space?

Yes, no, and yes. I've seen this sort of thing severe enough that I 
simply took the servers down for a day (yes, really), even considering 
the severe inconvenience that caused.

Die Gedanken sind frei

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