DNS

ICANN rabble-rousers reveal their ignorance

Paranoid conspiracy-theory types in the States are freaking out again. This time they’re scared they won’t be able to “control the internet” anymore – specifically the domain name system.

Spike in DNS DDoS attacks impacting operators

The number of DNS-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) amplified attacks has increased significantly in recent months, according to DNS applications provider Nominum. The firm said that the attacks, performed by hackers targeting vulnerable home routers worldwide, can create ten seconds of Gbps of traffic to disrupt individuals, enterprises, websites and networks.

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