I came across a blog post that once again showcases the importance of properly managing DNS through its entire life cycle. The article entitled “Respect My Authority – Hijacking Broken Nameservers to Compromise Your Target” (sic) was written by Matthew Bryant (@IAmMandatory) can be found here. It’s a bit of long read, but serves as […]

So What Happened? Friday, October 21st, 2016 began with many across the U.S. being unable to access a large number of popular web sites including Twitter, PayPal, CNN, Reddit, Netflix, Github, Iheart Radio, Pinterest, Spotify, Wired, and Yelp. This outage was caused by a massive distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) that targeted the authoritative name […]