[Dshield] FW: Visa Security Update

Jon R. Kibler Jon.Kibler at aset.com
Fri Mar 12 13:41:08 GMT 2004


Doug White wrote:
> 
> According to dnsstuff.com, there is no domain registered as visa-security.com
> 
Beg to differ:

> whois -h whois.opensrs.net visa-security.com
> Registrar: TUCOWS INC.
> Registrant:
>  Akira Kurabe
>  800 Metro center blvd
>  Foster City, CA 94404
>  US
> 
>  Domain name: VISA-SECURITY.COM
> 
>  Administrative Contact:
>     Kurabe, Akira  spoof at visa.com
>     800 Metro center blvd
>     Foster City, CA 94404
>     US
>     650-444-5555
>  Technical Contact:
>     Kurabe, Akira  spoof at visa.com
>     800 Metro center blvd
>     Foster City, CA 94404
>     US
>     650-444-5555
> 
> 
>  Registrar of Record: TUCOWS, INC.
>  Record last updated on 29-Jan-2004.
>  Record expires on 21-Apr-2004.
>  Record created on 21-Apr-2003.
> 
>  Domain servers in listed order:
> 
> 

However, there are no name servers registered for the domain.
That is, the domain has no resources and is unreachable.

This means any email system configured to standards should
bounce email from a user in this domain and refuse connections
from any system claiming to belong to this domain.

The user's email address makes you wonder if this is a Visa
trap domain, or if someone is just taunting Visa.
--
Jon R. Kibler
Chief Technical Officer
A.S.E.T., Inc.
Charleston, SC  USA
(843) 849-8214





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