33,384 open DNS resolvers in India

The Shadowserver Foundation releases and updates a scan report containing results for open resolvers on the Internet. Open resolvers basically respond to any a DNS queries from anyone on the Internet. Open resolvers are bad for the Internet primarily because they are a catalyst in a DNS amplification attack. A Domain Name Server (DNS) Amplification […]

Educational & Research Institutions in India having their own ASN

A few months ago, Pranesh had asked if there are any universities in India that have their own ASN. I think the answer warrants a few more details. AS132785 Shiv Nadar University AS137282 KIIT University AS133552 B.M.S College Of Engineering AS38872 Indian School of Business AS137617 Indian Institute Of Management, Ahmedabad AS136304 Institute Of Physics, […]

Host a RIPE Atlas software probe in your network

RIPE Atlas is a global network of devices, called probes and anchors, that actively measure Internet connectivity. RIPE Atlas users can also perform customised measurements to gain valuable data about their own networks.  At the time of writing, there were 11,009 probes connected, the total number of probes connected is maybe higher than this as probes go offline due to Internet disconnections, […]