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Re: FBI tells the public to call their ISP for help

  • From: Chris Adams
  • Date: Thu Jun 14 14:47:53 2007

Once upon a time, John Levine <[email protected]> said:
> I realize it's not a technical problem, although I suspect there are
> some technical twiddles that could help, e.g., persuading Microsoft to
> put the update servers in their own ASN to make it easier to put them
> in a sandbox.  And I realize that Microsoft's combination of arrogance
> and naivete can make them painful to deal with.

$ dig
;	IN	A 3411 IN	CNAME	111	IN	CNAME	111	IN	CNAME	8080	IN	CNAME	20	IN	A	20	IN	A

If you have Akamai servers, the IPs will be on your network (and of
course shared with many other sites).  You'd have to limit access with a
limited DNS server (since few will use or even know IPs to visit) that
only gives out DNS for certain hosts/domains.

Chris Adams <[email protected]>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.