time-b.netgear.com/time-c.netgear.com dns queries

Basil Baby basilbaby at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 00:44:44 UTC 2012


Hmm... Even though similar issue was identified in 2003, looks like still
there are devices in market with those old firmwares or similar
behavior. sheesh !! :(

-Basil


On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 8:30 PM, Gary E. Miller <gem at rellim.com> wrote:

> Yo Basil!
>
> On Fri, 7 Sep 2012 20:22:29 -0400
> Basil Baby <basilbaby at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Noticed lot of "A" record queries for
> > time-b.netgear.com/time-c.netgear.comon dns servers.
> > Has anyone noticed similar behavior on any of your dns servers? Anyone
> > aware about a known issue with netgear home routers which can create
> > bulk dns queries?
>
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTP_server_misuse_and_abuse#NETGEAR_and_the_University_of_Wisconsin.E2.80.93Madison
>
>
> RGDS
> GARY
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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>         gem at rellim.com  Tel:+1(541)382-8588
>


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