[nSLUG] EastLink hijacking DNS

Dop Ganger nslug at fop.ns.ca
Thu Nov 5 18:43:36 AST 2009


On Thu, 5 Nov 2009, Hatem Nassrat wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 12:13 PM, Michael Gillie <mikegpc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm sorry, But since when does Eastlink have the authority to start this
>> kind of illicit activity?
>
> OK i just found otu today that you do not have to use eastlinks dns,
> you can instead safely use: http://www.opendns.com/

Or you can set up your own DNS server and not have to worry about it at 
all. There's plenty of small scale DNS servers that are suitable; a dig 
through http://freshmeat.net/tags/dns will turn up a few. Some of them, I 
believe, will even run on Linux.

Cheers... Dop.



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