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A distributed denial of service attack knocked NeuStar's UltraDNS managed DNS service offline for several hours on Tuesday. NeuStar runs high-availability DNS services for customers such as online retailers and IT giants, including Oracle and Juniper. In a statement, NeuStar told Networkworld that the attack affected only a …

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Didn't seem to effect the UK

We use UltraDNS in the UK and it had absolutely no impact on any of the 20 or so domains that we host with them.

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Hmmpf

When the sales guy called me last year he assured me a DDOS attack wouldn't have and effect on them.

Never trust salesmen.

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Yep totally down for entire DDOS period

All back now, I would like to see the exact details of vuln that took them down. But still if I had secondary dns I would not have had a problem.

My bad....

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@Andrew

The vuln is IPv4.

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And what happened to register.com?

http://mailman.nanog.org/pipermail/nanog/2009-April/009115.html

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Yeah, what about Register.com?

Still no reporting about the DDoS attack on Register.com? Poor.

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redundant DNS server ..

http://www.thewhir.com/web-hosting-news/040309_Registercom_Falls_Prey_to_DDoS_Attack

"a redundant DNS server is about $10 or $15 per domain per year"

I don't follow the logic. Rent space in a server farm and put in your own box for about £100 per year ..

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