US internet providers hijacking users' search queries

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Sat Aug 6 21:08:39 CDT 2011


In message <D8FBCDCB-BCD1-4847-9D23-D5745A5C609B at delong.com>, Owen DeLong write
s:
> On Aug 5, 2011, at 6:03 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> 
> >=20
> > In message <4E3C9228.4050808 at paulgraydon.co.uk>, Paul Graydon writes:
> >> On 08/05/2011 02:53 PM, Brielle wrote:
> >>> Until they start MitM the ssl traffic, fake certs and all.  Didn't a =
> certai
> >> n repressive regime already do this tactic with facebook or some =
> other major=20
> >> site?
> >>>=20
> >> Syria did:=20
> >> =
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/05/syrian-man-middle-against-facebook<h=
> ttp
> >> s://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=3D10150178983622358&comments>=20=
> 
> >=20
> > Which is countered by DNSSEC + DANE.  A country may be able to fake =
> everything
> > under their tld but not the rest of the net.
> >=20
> Unless they start proxying all queries and putting their own trust =
> anchors on all the
> results.

Which still won't work unless they can get a false trust anchor for the
root installed.
 
Mark
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