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DDoS and peering

Many of you have been reading the news of the Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on sites such as Netflix, Twitter, etc.. ┬áTo get to the root of the issues here are some links. CNBC Article about the DDoS Next Web Article So how does peering fit into all of this? During attacks, like what […]

Basic Network Security

On a mailing list we saw someone who noticed a ton of DNS traffic going to an IP address on a subnet that wasn’t even being utilized. Not being utilized probably means they weren’t the victim of an attack. We took a look at the domain and it was managed by CloudFlare. It’s difficult to […]

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