OT: www.Amazon.com down?

Darden, Patrick S. darden at armc.org
Fri Jun 6 14:40:55 CDT 2008


I cannot reproduce this.
--Patrick Darden


-----Original Message-----
From: Adam Fields [mailto:nanog304985 at aquick.org]
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2008 3:19 PM
To: Lasher, Donn
Cc: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: OT: www.Amazon.com down?


On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 11:24:18AM -0700, Lasher, Donn wrote:
> Checked, and doublechecked, not just me
> 
> www.amazon.com returns:
> 
> Http/1.1 Service Unavailable
> 
> Anyone have a URL for a network/etc status page, or info on the outage?
> Been that way for a while this morning.

This is rather suspicious (and confirmed by three other people):

------------------------------------------------
$ whois amazon.com

Whois Server Version 2.0

Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to
http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.

AMAZON.COM.ZZZZZ.GET.LAID.AT.WWW.SWINGINGCOMMUNITY.COM
AMAZON.COM.MORE.INFO.AT.WWW.BEYONDWHOIS.COM
AMAZON.COM.IS.N0T.AS.1337.AS.WWW.GULLI.COM
AMAZON.COM
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whois for yahoo.com and google.com yield similar results.

I expect this means that DNS has been compromised somewhere.

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