Two VeriSign researchers are expected to deliver a talk this week that explains how two Chinese domains were the targets of 2015 DDoS attacks that impacted the Internet’s root name servers.
Someone just DDoSed one of the most critical organs of the Internet anatomy – The Internet’s DNS Root Servers.
Early last week, a flood of as many as 5 Million queries per second hit many of the Internet’s DNS (Domain Name System) Root Servers that act as the authoritative reference for mapping domain names to IP addresses and are a total of 13 in numbers.
The attack, commonly known as
An unusual DDoS amplification attack was carried out 10 days ago against many of the Internet’s 13 root name servers, the authoritative servers used to resolve IP addresses.