Where Are All the Dangerous DNS Exploits? Nowhere and Everywhere
Aug 08, 2008, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Maxcer)
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said. "Some customers are finding this out as they try to get some
of their Olympic coverage from China," he added.
"It doesn't help that many DNS servers are some of the oldest
servers in data centers. Because DNS servers typically have fairly
light loads, they don't need to have a lot processing power and
memory. But now, Beckman said, "some DNS servers are falling over
just from the attack traffic.""