Yet another Quadruple DNS?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Apr 3 15:04:02 UTC 2018


On Tue, Apr 03, 2018 at 10:54:34AM -0400,
 Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org> wrote 
 a message of 10 lines which said:

> Watch what you wish for: you might get it.  The number of
> attack/abuse vectors (and the severity of their consequences for
> security and privacy) involved in doing auto-update may rival those
> involved in not doing auto-update.

Also, there is the risk of getting updates that will disable some
features, if there is a change in the commercial strategy of the
vendor
<https://boingboing.net/2016/09/19/hp-detonates-its-timebomb-pri.html>.
All these risks are documented in RFC 8240, a highly recommended
reading.


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