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Re: DNS: Definitely Not Safe?

  • From: Stephane Bortzmeyer
  • Date: Wed Feb 14 09:19:01 2007

On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 09:20:38AM -0200,
 MARLON BORBA <[email protected]> wrote 
 a message of 21 lines which said:

> Security of DNS servers is an issue for network operators, thus
> pertaining to NANOG on-topics. This article shows a security-officer
> view of the recent DNS attacks.

It may be on-topic but it is full of FUD, mistakes and blatant
b...t. Certainly not the recommended reading for the sysadmin.

The best stupid sentence is the one asking firewalls in front of the
DNS servers... to prevent tunneling data over DNS!