Stories by By Cricket Liu, Chief Infrastructure Officer, Infoblox

A new kind of DDoS threat: The "Nonsense Name" attack

There's a new species of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack targeting name servers, which could be called the "nonsense name" attack. It can wreak havoc on recursive and authoritative name servers alike, and some of our customers at Infoblox have fallen victim to it--but it's not always clear whether they were actually the targets.

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