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troubleshooting Question

CentOS +Bind (possible Server Atack)

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Got a tweet to say my web server was down this morning, the VPS shows the server as down so I hit the power and it was back up quickly.

I had a dig thought the logs (I'm not a *nix expert so bear with me) the /var/log/messages were full of these...

Aug  7 03:51:52 MY-HOSTNAME named[490]: error (unexpected RCODE REFUSED) resolving 'lalka.com.ru/ANY/IN':

Looks like some kind of attack? What's do I need to change or add to my BIND server to mitigate this?
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