FamilySearch DNS attack?

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terra100
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FamilySearch DNS attack?

Postby terra100 » Fri Nov 20, 2015 5:19 pm

Last week and now today (right now) it seems FamilySearch is under DNS attack. The FS server times out -- it doesn't open on any browser, even when caches are cleared. Has anyone else experienced this?

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Re: FamilySearch DNS attack?

Postby aebrown » Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:47 pm

terra100 wrote:Last week and now today (right now) it seems FamilySearch is under DNS attack. The FS server times out -- it doesn't open on any browser, even when caches are cleared. Has anyone else experienced this?

I don't know anything about last week, but I know that this morning there was a temporary outage on FamilySearch. It had nothing to do with a DNS (do you mean DOS?) attack, as far as I know.

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Re: FamilySearch DNS attack?

Postby terra100 » Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:10 pm

A DDoS attack is one type of DNS attack and certainly could be one possibility.


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