random dns queries with random sources

Joe Maimon jmaimon at ttec.com
Wed Feb 19 05:44:43 UTC 2014

Doug Barton wrote:
> On 02/18/2014 07:59 PM, Joe Maimon wrote:

> Are you running open resolvers?


> If so, please stop doing that,


> it's
> widely known to be a bad idea for over a decade now,

At this point, doing anything on the internet is a bad idea.

> and you are
> providing the bad guys a tool to use for DDOS attacks.

Get back to me when the same cant be done with auth servers.

> If it's something else, please speak up. Regardless of the goal of this
> particular issue, the way to solve the root problem is to prevent the
> spoofed packets from getting to your servers in the first place.
> Doug


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