[dns-operations] Weird TXT record
calvin at orange-tree.alt.za
Wed Jun 22 06:24:23 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2011-06-20 at 12:00 +0000,
dns-operations-request at lists.dns-oarc.net wrote:
> Julian DeMarchi <julian at jdcomputers.com.au> wrote:
> > Noticed a weird query on one of my DNS resolvers.
> > dig 3371.rr.nu TXT
> > This returns a massive TXT record. Is this a new/existing method to DOS
> > a DNS server?
> There was a rash of DNS reflector attacks in 2006 that used similar
> TXT records. Here's a VeriSign analysis of the attack technique
> from April 2006:
It was fun being on the receiving end of that call from verisign...
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