port 53 under attack

Dennis Glatting freebsd at pki2.com
Wed Jun 3 23:57:19 UTC 2015

On Wed, 2015-06-03 at 19:03 -0400, joeb1 wrote:
> Hello list
> :
> My firewall blocks unsolicited inbound traffic on port 53. I realize 
> this is the DNS port. But I am getting over 200K  hits per day from ip 
> addresses from all over the world. My host has a dynamic ip address. Is 
> there any valid reason for this to be happening?

You could be used as a DOS amplifier.

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