[ratelimits] error in amplification attack

Hugo Salgado hsalgado at nic.cl
Tue Nov 13 17:53:36 UTC 2012

On 11/13/2012 02:44 PM, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 10:38:30AM -0600, Lyle Giese wrote:
>> It would appear that they are missing the .<suffix>.  I don't know
>> what reply my server gives back in this case.  

My server (a small and personal domain) is under the same attack. It
seems the attackers are looking only for TLDs, so the amplification
factor fails with SLDs. In my case, I give a tiny 25 bytes SERVFAIL.


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