This is a fascinating and thorough review of the DNSpionage efforts of Iranian hackers focused on multiple foreign government sites and businesses. Enjoy the read, and take a moment to consider how you manage and secure your DNS records.
This DDOS attack and related outage affected several significant portions of the Internet given that it affected DNS for many large sites and services.
This is certainly sobering news. Take this opportunity to review your DNS filtering strategy, be it related to your Next Generation Firewall or through a strong service like OpenDNS. The bad guys are out there and they are spreading. Take the time to prepare today.