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Option in Simple DNS Plus to ignore root requests

Saturday, 31 January 2009

Because of continued reports about DNS amplification / DDoS attacks (DNS requests for NS-records for <root> from spoofed IP addresses), we have added a new option in Simple DNS Plus to make it easy to deal with these requests and keep them out of the log. In the Simple DNS Plus Options dialog / D...


DNSSEC in Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2

Sunday, 25 January 2009

The upcoming Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 supports hosting DNSSEC signed zones and has built-in functions for managing DNSSEC keys and for signing zones - all in a user friendly GUI of course. What is DNSSEC? Similar to digital signatures for e-mails, DNSSEC authenticates that a set of DNS records orig...


Root query DNS amplification / DDoS attack

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Added January 31th 2009: We have just added a new option in Simple DNS Plus to ignore root requests (and not log them) - click here for details . Hopefully this will make it easier to deal with this attack. Added January 30th 2009: We do NOT recommend blocking the sender's IP address on your fire...


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