[lug] BLUG meeting documents on the web?
robert.racansky at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 17:59:34 MDT 2007
On 8/10/07, Jeffrey Haemer <jeffrey.haemer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Most of the talk was about work Evi did on DNS at CAIDA. Some interesting
> - Many sites send out responses to DNS queries with TTL values that are much
> too short.
> - Microsoft machines are configured, by default, with a variety of problems
> that add up to a massive, unintentional DDoS attack on the 13 root servers.
> - One of the Microsoft problems was eliminate by Service Pack 2. That this
> problem was cut in half following SP2's release suggests that the people who
> run with the default configuration also often don't install their service
> packs. In other words, bad defaults are a bad idea.
FYI: Service Pack 2 for Windows 2000.
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