DNS

Noteworthy

 Today, professional services teams must help clients do more with less — less staff, smaller budgets and fewer resources in general.

 Real people are reporting attacks and real people are responding.

 Why Can't a Product or Service Meet All My Needs??? With Professional Services, It Can!

 While the danger is hardly over, these larger institutions have learned some painful lessons that smaller firms might heed as they seek to minimize risks.

 As Neustar sees it, there are three key elements to dedicated DDoS protection: people, process and technology.

 As protests of all kinds seem to be gaining momentum these days, it will be interesting to see what develops next with DDoS attacks.

DNS / Industry Updates

The Latest Internet Plague: Random Subdomain Attacks

DNS DDoS attacks continue, fueled by open DNS proxies. Now they're stressing resolvers and authorities worldwide using pseudo random subdomains.  more»

Digging Deep Into DNS Data Discloses Damaging Domains

A Terabyte stream of anonymized DNS data collected every day from around the world reveals lots of interesting things. Nominum researchers have developed algorithms to sort through trillions of transactions and find what is usually a tiny fraction that aren't legitimate. more»

Nominum Announces Future Ready DNS

Nominum today announces Vantio CacheServe 7, a new software architecture coupled with time-proven Vantio technology maximizing the power of server hardware; letting providers think about DNS in new ways. more»

Dyn Acquires Internet Intelligence Company, Renesys

This acquisition enables Dyn to launch a new Performance Assurance product line that gives customers the insights they need to make instant, intelligent decisions to improve the performance of their Internet enabled applications. more»

Introducing getdns: a Modern, Extensible, Open Source API for the DNS

At The Next Web, getdns is one of the challenge APIs in a 36-hour Hack Battle. Multiple teams of application coding experts are using getdns to develop innovative applications that leverage the global security infrastructure available through DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC). more»

Why We Decided to Stop Offering Free Accounts

For the last 15 years, all of us at Dyn have taken pride in offering a free version of our Dynamic DNS Pro product. What was originally a product built for a small group of users has blossomed into an exciting technology used around the world. more»

Tony Kirsch Announced As Head of Global Consulting of ARI Registry Services

ARI Registry Services today announced the appointment of Tony Kirsch to the role of Head of Global Consulting in light of his significant contribution to the New Top-Level Domain (TLD) Program, and to signify the organisation's commitment to providing world-class consultancy services. more»

24 Million Home Routers Expose ISPs to Massive DNS-Based DDoS Attacks

New research by Nominum, leading DNS and Internet Activity applications provider for Communication Service Providers, today reveals evidence that DNS-based DDoS amplification attacks have significantly increased in the recent months, targeting vulnerable home routers worldwide. more»

Dyn Acquires Managed DNS Provider Nettica

Nettica's more than 9,000 clients, including Evernote, the web's largest list management solution, will now have access to Dyn's advanced features and 18 global data centers. more»

Why Managed DNS Means Secure DNS

The current DNS protocol, "if my packets don't get through I'll just retransmit them and they're not critical" will no longer cut it in today's ever-changing security landscape. more»