What DNS Is Not

Eduardo A. Suárez esuarez at fcaglp.fcaglp.unlp.edu.ar
Fri Nov 20 01:50:05 UTC 2009


Quoting Scott Weeks <surfer at mauigateway.com>:

>> From AUSNOG:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:08 PM, Paul Foote <pfoote at gmail.com> wrote:
>     All that's left for them to complete the "404" strategy is to   
> put transparent proxies in place that redirect on real 404's :P

Telefonica is doing that here, and not onlw for www. hostnames...

# nmap nonexist.merit.edu.

Starting Nmap 4.68 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2009-11-19 23:44 ARST
Interesting ports on smartbrowsebr-mx.terra.com (
Not shown: 1712 filtered ports
80/tcp   open  http
554/tcp  open  rtsp
1755/tcp open  wms

Nmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 28.324 seconds


Eduardo A. Suarez
Facultad de Ciencias Astronomicas y Geofisicas
Universidad Nacional de La Plata

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