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RE: Yahoo Hacked?

  • From: Matt Levine
  • Date: Tue Mar 19 20:27:12 2002

Yey..The quarterly whois database question.

Yahoo was not hacked.  People have just registered nameservers that contain
the phrase yahoo.com in attempts for glory.


Regards,
Matt
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of
> David McGaugh
> Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 8:17 PM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Yahoo Hacked?
>
>
> whois -h whois.internic.net yahoo.com
>
> Whois Server Version 1.3
>
> Domain names in the .com, .net, and .org domains can now be registered
> with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
> for detailed information.
>
> YAHOO.COM.REALLY.NEEDS.TO.GET.A.CLUE.AT.JIMPHILLIPS.ORG
> YAHOO.COM.IS.TRYING.TO.STEAL.YAHOO.VU.HOW.ACIDULOUS.COM
> YAHOO.COM.IS.NOT.CANADIAN.ORG
> YAHOO.COM.BR
> YAHOO.COM.AND.SAFESEARCH.COM.AINT.NOTHING.COMPARED.TO.SHEEPSTER.COM
> YAHOO.COM.AINT.NOTHIN.COMPARED.TO.SAFESEARCH.COM
> YAHOO.COM
>
> To single out one record, look it up with "xxx", where xxx is one of the
> of the records displayed above. If the records are the same, look them
> up
> with "=xxx" to receive a full display for each record.
>
> >>> Last update of whois database: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 17:10:53 EST <<<
>
> The Registry database contains ONLY .COM, .NET, .ORG, .EDU domains and
> Registrars.