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Sending and Receiving Emails over IPv6
Sending and Receiving Emails over IPv6
Mirjam Kühne — 10 Apr 2014

The change to IPv6 creates new challenges to keep spam out of email. Because of the sheer size of the IPv6 space, it seems more efficient to build a domain-blocking and reputation system rather than an IP-blocking system. But how do we ensure emails over IPv6 have an authenticated domain? … Read more

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A RIPE Atlas View of Internet Meddling in Turkey
A RIPE Atlas View of Internet Meddling in Turkey
Emile Aben — 31 Mar 2014

In RIPE Atlas we see latencies to Google's 8.8.8.8 DNS resolver service drop in Turkey. We expect this is due to hijacking of the 8.8.8.8 service. Our measurements show a timeline of these events. Note that even when the Twitter ban had been lifted, RIPE Atlas still saw fake 8.8.8.8 DNS service active in Turkey. In the evening of 7 April the situation returned to normal.… Read more

An Updated DNS Monitoring Service
An Updated DNS Monitoring Service
Fatemah Mafi — 18 Mar 2014

Since 2003, the RIPE NCC’s DNS Monitoring Service (DNSMON), has been providing a comprehensive, objective, and up-to-date overview on the quality of the service offered by TLD and other DNS operators. Due to technical advancements and in line with our aim to provide consolidated services, we are introducing a new DNSMON, currently running in parallel with the existing, "old" one.… Read more