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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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  1. Anonymous Coward
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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.

  2. Anonymous Coward
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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.

  3. Andrew McLachlan

    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....

  4. foo_bar_baz
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    @Andrew

    The vuln is IPv4.

  5. John Hughes
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    And what happened to register.com?

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

  6. Anonymous Coward
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    Yeah, what about Register.com?

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

  7. Anonymous Coward
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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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