[Dshield] FW: Windows 9x Security Update Beta Invite

John Sage jsage at finchhaven.com
Sat Dec 6 15:45:47 GMT 2003


ummm..

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 05:13:28PM -0800, Al Reust wrote:
> Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2003 17:13:28 -0800
> To: General DShield Discussion List <list at dshield.org>
> From: Al Reust <areust at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [Dshield] FW: Windows 9x Security Update Beta Invite
> Old-X-Envelope-To: list at dshield.org
> 
> Yes, Microsoft does have a Domain Called BetaPlace.
> 
> They have know to extend invitations, no matter how they gained the 
> information.
> 
> If you look at the page and then plug in the Guest ID it does take you to a 
> proper page.
> 
> If you looked at the Registry.
> 
> Registrant:
> Microsoft Corporation (MICROSOFT-DOM)
>    1 microsoft way
>    One Microsoft Way
>    redmond, WA 98052
>    US
> 
>    Domain Name: MICROSOFT.COM
> 
>    Administrative Contact:
>       MICROSOFT CORPORATION  (EPMKOEAUSO)  msnhst at MICROSOFT.COM
>       One Microsoft Way
>       Redmond, WA 98052
>       US
>       425 882 8080 fax: 206 703 2641
>    Technical Contact:
>       MICROSOFT CORPORATION  (EJSEHEQUAO)  msnhst at MICROSOFT.COM
>       One Microsoft Way
>       Redmond, WA 98052
>       US
>       425-882-8080

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I think this is what you might have meant:

[jsage at sparky /storage/virii/popup] $ whois betaplace.com

BW whois 3.4 by Bill Weinman (http://whois.bw.org/)
Copyright 1999-2003 William E. Weinman

Request: betaplace.com

whois server for *.com is whois.crsnic.net ...
connected to whois.crsnic.net [198.41.3.54:43] ...
connected to whois.networksolutions.com [216.168.229.1:43] ...
 
Registrant:
Microsoft Corporation (BETAPLACE-DOM)
   One Redmond Way
   Redmond, WA 98052
   US
 
   Domain Name: BETAPLACE.COM
 
   Administrative Contact:
      Gudmundson, Carolyn  (18871321I)    domains at microsoft.com
      Carolyn Gudmundson
      One Microsoft Way
      Redmond, WA 98052
      US
      (425) 882-8080 fax: (425) 936-7329
   Technical Contact:
      Microsoft Corp  (MH37-ORG)          msnhst at MICROSOFT.COM
      1 MICROSOFT WAY
      REDMOND, WA 98052-8300
      US
      425 882 8080 fax: - - .: 206 703 2641





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