[dns-operations] DNS ANY requests from Amazon?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Mon Dec 17 19:27:21 UTC 2012

> I'm seeing a bunch of DNS ANY requests to my authoritative servers with
> Amazon EC2 source IPs.  I guess somebody is now trying to run an
> amplification attack against Amazon?

Highly likely.

> This is the first time I've seen Amazon targeted this way; are others
> seeing this (am I just late to the party)?

You're just late to the party. This has been going on for months.

Steinar Haug, AS 2116

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