Month: July 2008

30 Days of DNS Attack Activity

With the array of activity as of late surrounding Kaminsky’s DNS Cache Poisoning vulnerability, we checked some of our various data sources to get an idea of what folks are seeing activity-wise as a result – if anything discernible. There are three discrete data sources […]

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Moving Offices in Ann Arbor

We spent the past four and a half years (or so) in our location, a full floor of a downtown office building. We’re now bursting at the seams with staff, equipment, and our current space just wasn’t suiting us any longer. We spent the past […]

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Georgia On My Mind – Political DDoS

The website for the President of Georgia, a former Soviet republic, has come under DDoS (hat tip: Shadowserver team). This attack appears to have a political motivation. One of the messages in the floods (HTTP, SYN, ICMP) reads “win+love+in+Rusia”. Tensions between Russia and Georgia appear […]

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Internet Rebooted Over DNS Fixes

We’ve all been aflutter over the past few days, wild with speculation as to the attack in this vulnerability note: Multiple DNS implementations vulnerable to cache poisoning (via CERT/CC). Disclosed on Tuesday (and patched by Microsoft in MS08-037, patched by BIND, by a whole host […]

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