Greedo writes "Seems like UltraDNS was hit with a denial of service attack this weekend. Since these are the guys who are supposed to be running the .ORG DNS, and in light of recent attacks on the gTLD roots, attacks against DNS servers should be treated very seriously. What kind of protection can be had? What happens when an attack like this brings down an entire TLD? Do you want to give control of an entire gTLD to one organization? Read a follow-up discussion on comp.protoocols.dns.std."