Y'all know Google is offering public DNS services now?

Michael Painter tvhawaii at shaka.com
Tue Oct 11 03:58:18 CDT 2011


Michiel Klaver wrote:
> At 22-07-2011 20:59, Michael Painter wrote:
>> Fwiw, ol' Steve Gibson has written a small (167KB), .exe, "DNS Benchmark".
>> It's easy to add 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.8.4 (or any nameserver) to the .ini file
>> from within the program .
>> http://www.grc.com/dns/benchmark.htm
>> --Michael
>>
>
> There's also namebench, does a lot of more tests, and runs at Mac OSX and
> Linux too: http://code.google.com/p/namebench/

More tests?  Where's the result of the DNSSec checks?
Its maintenance is suspect, since my ISP's (and most resolvers) returned something like:

a.. www.anonymizer.com appears incorrect: 209.143.153.58
a.. isohunt.com appears incorrect: 208.95.172.130
a.. www.thesouthasian.org appears incorrect: sbsfe.geo.mf0.yahoodns.net
a.. youporn.com appears incorrect: 173.192.24.120, 173.192.60.242, 173.192.60.245, 173.192.24.114, 173.192.24.115, 
173.192.24.116, 173.192.24.117, 173.192.24.119
a.. www.stopkinderporno.com appears incorrect: 188.72.230.78
a.. wikileaks.org appears incorrect: 88.80.16.63
a.. www.lapsiporno.info appears incorrect: 89.166.50.123
a.. www.paypal.com is hijacked: 173.0.88.34, 173.0.84.2, 173.0.84.34, 173.0.88.2
a.. uddthailand.com appears incorrect: 184.173.208.195
a.. www.stormfront.org appears incorrect: 174.121.229.156
a.. motherless.com appears incorrect: 198.64.4.17, 198.64.4.16
a.. www.partypoker.com appears incorrect: ppdotcom.iivt.com
a.. twitter.com appears incorrect: 199.59.149.198, 199.59.149.230, 199.59.148.10

Interesting choice of URLs.

I wonder how many folks are wasting their time chasing this ominous sounding
a.. www.paypal.com is hijacked: 173.0.88.34, 173.0.84.2, 173.0.84.34, 173.0.88.2

--Michael 




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