[Pdns-users] ddos

Ewout de Graaf ewout at mijndomein.nl
Sat Apr 13 09:12:24 UTC 2013

Powerdns in itself is not safe and can be used for DNS amplification attacks.

To see what traffic is going in and out of your nameserver and to
filter unwanted traffic additional software is needed. Please search
for BCP38 / ingress filtering for best practices.

Kind regards
Ewout de Graaf

Op 13 apr. 2013 om 00:55 heeft Emiel van Berlo <evberlo at gmail.com> het
volgende geschreven:

> Hi Everybody,
> Just to be sure, is powerdns safe for the recent ddos attacks in the netherlands which used some dns malfunction?
> Regards,
> Emiel.
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