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Re: On-going Internet Emergency and Domain Names

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Fri Mar 30 23:05:08 2007

On Fri, 30 Mar 2007 19:44:23 -0700
Jeff Shultz <[email protected]> wrote:

> So, is there a list of domains that we could null-route if we could
> convince our DNS managers to set us up as the SOA for those domains
> on our local DNS servers - thus protecting our own customers somewhat?
> I won't discount the assertion that there is some sort of emergency
> occurring. I would however, like to see a bit of a reference to where
> we can learn more about what is going on (I assume this is the
> javascript exploit I heard about a couple days ago).

No -- it's a 0day in Internet Explorer involving animated cursors --
and it can be spread by visiting an infected web site or even by email.


or see lots of news stories about it at

		--Steve Bellovin,