Monthly Archives: August 2020

Observing the CenturyLink outage on 2020-08-30

CenturyLink / Level3 was reported to have a major outage on Sunday, 2020-08-30 (as reported on CNN and discussed on slashdot). This outage was very clear in our Trinocular near-real-time outage detection system. We have summarized the details with images, … Continue reading

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Deep Dive into DNS at IETF108

The Domain Name System (DNS) is responsible for handling the initial steps of almost all connections on the Internet. USC/ISI’s Wes Hardaker, along with Geoff Houston and Joao Damas from APNIC, gave a “Deep Dive” presentation on how the DNS … Continue reading

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new journal paper “Detecting IoT Devices in the Internet” in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking

We have published a new journal paper “Detecting IoT Devices in the Internet” in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, available at https://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Guo20c.pdf From the abstract of our journal paper: Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks launched from compromised Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices have shown … Continue reading

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