"Big Red"

Mitch Halmu mitch at netside.net
Fri May 25 01:45:53 UTC 2001

It is probably a web server configuration for default error handling.
Look for the following:

ErrorDocument 404 http://www.bigred.com


On Thu, 24 May 2001, Tim Langdell, PhD wrote:

> Has anyone heard of "bigred.com"? A client has suddenly discovered that all
> of its browser queries that do not resolve (www.rubbishcharacters.com for
> e.g.) get diverted to the BigRed search engine web site. No one in the
> company is aware of having installed anything that could have intentionally
> have caused this effect for DNS failures. Anyone got any ideas what is going
> on here? Is it a known problem? Viral or otherwise?
> T.L.

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