[Dshield] Re: [Full-Disclosure] Re: Verisign abusing .COM/.NET monopoly, BIND releases new

Edward Rustin ed at well.com
Thu Sep 18 11:57:37 GMT 2003

I'm pretty sure that the record has not been pulled - junkdomains still
resolve to verisign if you use the 13 [a-m].gtld-servers.net root servers.
What has most likely happened is that many ISPs have now installed the
patched version of BIND which nullifies the effect of verisigns fun and

Edward Rustin

On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, Jonathan A. Zdziarski wrote:

> It certainly wouldn't surprise me if somebody 0wn3d Verisign by now.
> Until a press release comes out I would act as if it's not going
> anywhere.
> On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 18:44, D. Ian Miller wrote:
> > FYI ... looks like Verisign has pulled the wildcard A record as we have
> > not patched but invalid domain searches no longer go to verisign ...
> > sitefinder-idn.verisign.com is no longer responding to queries ... maybe
> > someone got the message ... wonder how they will explain this one ...

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