[Dshield] DRDoS - old attack, new story

Jean-Philippe Luiggi jp.luiggi at free.fr
Fri Mar 17 14:57:45 GMT 2006


Hello, 

Just to mention "zonecheck" (http://www.zonecheck.fr) useful because you 
can not only check "online" your DNS but even download/install the software
in order to use it in your organisation.

Best regards.

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 08:09:21PM -0800, DigitalNation wrote:
> Keith,
> 
> The most useful online test for DNS is at:
> 
> http://www.dnsreport.com
> 
> One important thing to do is make sure that recursion is disbaled on your
> DNS. Cache pollution is possible if you run the DNS wide open to queries.
> 
> 
> ------------------
> M. McBride
> Security Admin
> DigitalNation
> Vancouver, Canada
>  
> 
> 
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> Subject: [Dshield] DRDoS - old attack, new story
> 
> 
> New story on FoxNews.com about an old (2002) attack on DNS servers. It
> claims that the attack will be resurfacing. I think they do a pretty decent
> job of explaining it.
> 
> http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,188102,00.html
> 
> Is there a way that one can check to see that their DNS server is configured
> correctly?
> 
> Keith.
> 
> 
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