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Someone Just Tried to Take Down Internet's Backbone with 5 Million Queries/Sec

Discussion in 'The Hacker News' started by RSS, Dec 10, 2015.

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    Someone just DDoSed one of the most critical organs of the Internet anatomy – The Internet's DNS Root Servers. Early last week, a flood of as many as 5 Million queries per second hit many of the Internet's DNS (Domain Name System) Root Servers that act as the authoritative reference for mapping domain names to IP addresses and are a total of 13 in numbers. The attack, commonly known as

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