Dotcom-Monitor – Login issue

August 27 – Dotcom-Monitor is tracking a current widespread Level 3 issue impacting the Level 3 network in North America. The issue has also impacted  the log-in and trouble ticket aspect of the Dotcom-Monitor system itself. Dotcom-Monitor is working directly with Level 3 to resolve the issue and will provide an update when more details become available. Please contact Dotcom-Monitor at 1-888-479-0741, support (at) dotcom-monitor,…

A Tale of Monitoring DNS Blacklists

For George, the clean-up is just beginning. He is not even yet aware that his domain is blacklisted. All he knows is that he can’t send out additional emails, the update email on the company party that evening is now a fire-drill, and his boss is giving the system administrator and him the stink eye. The problem of not knowing for hours that your site has appeared on a DNS Blacklist (DNSBL) and that email—and, even worse, potentially website visitors—are being rejected is a problem with both primary impacts and multiple secondary impacts.