DNSSEC is Open for Beta

Published on by Dani Grant.

Since January, CloudFlare has been running a small, private beta for DNSSEC. Starting today, the DNSSEC beta is open for everyone. To request access, email [email protected] A Background on DNS and DNSSEC DNS is the system that lets your browser know which web server to connect to when

DNS parser, meet Go fuzzer

Published on by Filippo Valsorda.

Here at CloudFlare we are heavy users of the github.com/miekg/dns Go DNS library and we make sure to contribute to its development as much as possible. Therefore when Dmitry Vyukov published go-fuzz and started to uncover tens of bugs in the Go standard library, our task was

Announcing Virtual DNS: DDoS Mitigation and Global Distribution for DNS Traffic

Published on by Dani Grant.

It’s 9am and CloudFlare has already mitigated three billion malicious requests for our customers today. Six out of every one hundred requests we see are malicious, and increasingly, more of those bad requests are targeting DNS nameservers. DNS is the phone book of the Internet and fundamental to the

Deprecating the DNS ANY meta-query type

Published on by Marek Majkowski.

DNS, one of the oldest technologies running the Internet, keeps evolving. There is a constant stream of new developments, from DNSSEC, through DNS-over-TLS, to a plentiful supply of fresh EDNS extensions. CC BY-ND 2.0 image by Antarctica Bound New DNS Resource Records types are being added all the time.