[dns-operations] The Largest Cyber Attack In History Has Been Hitting Hong Kong Sites

Ralf Weber dns at fl1ger.de
Mon Nov 24 13:31:08 UTC 2014


> On 24 Nov 2014, at 12:10, Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> CloudFlare claims it is a DNS attack. I thought amplifications attacks
> using the DNS were old-fashioned, everybody moving to NTP and SNMP?
>From the description in the article it could be also a random subdomain attack, or combination of amplification and random subdomains. As Roland said, even if the attacks are old fashioned, they still are used.

So long
Ralf Weber
e: dns at fl1ger.de

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