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Wouter de Vries

Location: Hengelo

I am a PhD student in the Design and Analysis of Communication Systems (DACS) group at the University of Twente. My current research area is the optimization of anycast catchments, specifically to improve resilience against Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks.

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Passive Observations of Large DNS Service
Passive Observations of Large DNS Service
Wouter de Vries — 29 Aug 2018

In 2009, Google launched its Public DNS service, with its characteristic IP address 8.8.8.8. Since then, this service has grown to be the largest and most well-known DNS service in existence. Due to the centralisation that is caused by public DNS services, large content delivery networks (CDNs), such as Akamai, are no longer able to rely on the source IP of DNS queries to pinpoint their customers. Therefore, they are also no longer able to provide geobased redirection appropriate for that IP.… Read more

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