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China DDoS attack shows not all TLD servers equally secure

Antone Gonsalves | Aug. 28, 2013
With new generic domains expected to be operational by next month, worry is smaller ones will have much less security than China's

The attack on .cn is a reminder that if a country code TLD can be crippled, then users of generic TLDs should make it a point to check the infrastructure of the organizations running the domain name registry underneath.

"The more obscure the TLD, the more likely they have less infrastructure to protect themselves," CloudFlare's Prince said.

 

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