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UltraDNS, the primary provider of the .info domain extension, was the victim of a denial-of-service attack that sent nearly 2 million requests per second to the company’s servers. The company said that they were able to get the attack blocked before it had an effect on their primary DNS services. [...] Continue reading
In a move to strengthen the domain name system (DNS), the Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) and the Internet Software Consortium (ISC) have reached an agreement to put several root servers throughout the Asia Pacific region. The new root servers will handle increased traffic and will also provide additional backup, protecting the DNS system [...] Continue reading