How to improve the root – Run it locally

Current State of DNS Root Servers The DNS root server system uses IP Anycast.There are 13 root server operators with a total of 1084 instances all over the world. Let’s look at some of the problems in the context of the root server system, Decrease the round trip time to the root servers The round […]

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 […]