[dns-operations] DNS deluge for x.p.ctrc.cc
robt at cymru.com
Mon Feb 27 19:04:31 UTC 2006
] As it turns out, in my recent experience, the largest offenders are
] actually the largest hosting companies, inadvertently. Apparently
] CPanel and Plesk, which are core to the virtual server world, is
] shipped preconfigured with open recursive servers.
Agreed, and a fair bit of CPE gear performs a similar function.
The vendors in question have been pretty darn quick to issue
patches or workarounds.
] One of the largest who I ended up visiting with was incredibly
] thankful for the data I provided...
We've received the same happy response. Quite a few folks who
were abused as amplifiers erroneously believed that they were
the intended target. They're all victims, of course.
Folks have welcomed the reports, which is why I think a feed and
a web page of helpful advice could be very useful in this case.
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