[dns-operations] DNS servers "probed" by people who want to kill the Internet?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Thu Sep 15 14:37:37 UTC 2016

On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 07:29:11AM -0700,
 Paul Hoffman <phoffman at proper.com> wrote 
 a message of 13 lines which said:

> You should go back and read what Bruce wrote again. The article does
> not say that Verisign is reporting an attack on its name servers:

I did read it and it says exactly what I said "mentions explicitely
the .com/.net name servers" Let me quote Schneier:

> Verisign is the registrar [sic] for many popular top-level Internet
> domains, like .com and .net. If it goes down, there's a global
> blackout of all websites and e-mail addresses in the most common
> top-level domains.

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