This morning around 8:30am EST monitoring services around the world, things like DNSStuff, Pingdom, etc began reporting DNS timeout errors for easyDNS back to their respective users. Oddly, most of the time a human check (like trying to get to a website in a web browser) would succeed. Not always. To compound the weirdness, none […]
I had lunch yesterday with a colleague from Tucows, who is , among other things, our wholesale supplier of SSL certificates from Geotrust. I mentioned we had a customer who wanted 10 True BusinessID Wildcard SSL Certs and he said he would check on the possibility of getting us a price break on that order. […]
As is customary here when it comes to new top-level domain rollouts, we’ve added support for .CO domains now that the registry has launched real-time live registrations. As we mentioned in previous posts, we are recommending that if you operate a serious net presence under .COM, you should if you can pickup the corresponding .CO […]
It’s that time of year again when CIRA holds it’s elections for seats on the Board. As I never tire of relating: when I was on the CIRA Board, I got the opportunity to travel across the country and meet .CA domain holders from all walks of life. When the Board held open forums in […]
[ The original article was a bit “wordy” and appears in its entirety after the page break. ] Nameservers and DNS services are one of the most popular attack vectors for Denial of Service Attacks. Since we wrote the original article, the types of attacks against DNS infrastructure have since bifurcated into two distinct types. […]
Before anybody has a heart attack, please be advised that the July 4 DNS counts are spectacularly incorrect. We’re looking at it now. Sorry for any panic attacks.