List of popular DNS attack types you should knowOct 17 2022 DDoS attack DNS DDoS amplification attack DNS attack DNS attack types DNS flood attack DNS hijacking DNS tunneling NXDOMAIN attack
A DNS attack already sounds as dangerous for your online business. But it gets worse because there are different and already popular DNS attack types. Knowing them, you can choose the best protection!
DNS flood attack
This is exactly the technique used by the unfortunately popular DoS and DDoS attacks. The target is a DNS server (or more servers). The objective is to overload it with traffic until the point it can’t answer DNS requests anymore. Once the DNS fails, the denial of service will occur. When the attack comes from a single source (IP address), it can be easier to mitigate. But when thousands or more IP addresses get involved in the attack, mitigation is very challenging.Read More