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UltraDNS service knocked offline by attack




UltraDNS service knocked offline by attack
UltraDNS service knocked offline by attack



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http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/033109-ultradns-service-attacked.html 

By Carolyn Duffy Marsan
Network World 
03/31/2009 

NeuStar confirmed that its UltraDNS managed DNS service was knocked 
offline for several hours Tuesday morning by a distributed denial of 
service attack.

``Early this morning, our monitoring systems detected a significant 
denial of service attack, which affected a small subset of our 
customers, in some cases for as long as a few hours,=E2=80=99=E2=80=99 the Reston, Va. 
company said in a statement. ``While we continue to investigate the 
cause, the extent, and the duration of the attack, service was 
completely restored by 10 a.m. EST.=E2=80=99=E2=80=99

NeuStar is a leading provider of high-availability DNS services to 
e-retailers including J.Jill and Diamond.com as well as high-tech 
companies such as Oracle and Juniper.

Competitor Dynamic Network Services blogged about the UltraDNS outage 
earlier today, asserting that it affected Amazon.com, SalesForce.com, 
advertising.com and Petco.com.

[...]


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