[dns-operations] resolvers considered harmful

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Wed Oct 22 17:59:43 UTC 2014

> Frank Sweetser <mailto:fs at wpi.edu>
> Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:20 AM
> We make pretty heavy use of RPZ to block outbound malware traffic,
> especially to prevent people from inadvertently browsing malicious web
> sites.  I don't have the data myself, but I do know that our Infosec
> people saw a drop in infection rate when we put it in.  I'd hate to
> lose that mechanism completely.


and as to rpz, if you can publish your use case and results, we'd love
to link to it from http://dnsrpz.info/. as near as i can tell, rpz is
useful and popular, but mostly occurs in submarine mode where nobody
knows it's happening. so, more published results would be grand.

Paul Vixie
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