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Re: DNS Hijacking by Cox

  • From: Chris Adams
  • Date: Mon Jul 23 09:57:44 2007

Once upon a time, Steven M. Bellovin <[email protected]> said:
> Several people have email me privately to disagree with my statement
> about DNSSEC, on various grounds.  I stand by my statement, but I am
> making a fair number of assumptions, some perhaps invalid.  Let me be
> less terse.

Okay, so instead of changing the DNS record, they snoop it and redirect
the IPs.  What have you gained?  How many IRC servers (especially those
used by the botnets) use SSL, and how many clients validate the cert?
Chris Adams <[email protected]>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.