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DNS DoS ???

On Jul 30, 2011, at 1:51 AM, Elliot Finley wrote:

> my DNS servers were getting slow so I blocked recursive queries for all but my own network.

This should be the standard practice.  By operating an open recursor, you lend your DNS server to abuse as a contributor to DNS reflection/amplification attacks.

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>

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