On Sat, 26 Jul 2008, Res wrote:

> On Sat, 26 Jul 2008, Skeeve Stevens wrote:
>
>> I understand the issue of the current security breach and the poisoning
>> attack against certain implementations of the DNS daemon, but assuming you
>> are running the latest safest version, is there anything actually wrong with
>> running an open DNS server?

>
>
> Sure, the newer cache poisoning attack that will be discovered maybe
> tomorrow, you can only protect with thats protected today, not whats found
> tomorrow, by time its fixed, tough, the damage has been done and some your
> customers have been screwed over because you run poor security on your
> network, it's reckless to operate an open query server, you don't allow
> other networks to route egeneral/p2p traffic to your competitors via your
> network do you.
> do you.
>


Apologies for the double typing... ssh is a right pain tonight, ruddy
housemates

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