[dns-operations] Apple and bogusapple.com
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Tue Oct 2 12:14:45 UTC 2012
On Oct 02, 2012, at 05:29 , Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> A big fail, I'm afraid. Apple's software tried to contact
> bogusapple.com (presumably to have a "known to failed" test) but
> someone registered the domain yesterday :
Saw that yesterday, since little snitch said iTunes wanted to go to bogusapple.com which seemed a bit, shall we say, unusual.
How could Apple hard-code something like that? Even assuming they thought it was a good idea, how do you not register the domain to ensure someone doesn't do it for you?
Also, insert joke / complaint about wildcards @ the roots or GTLDs....
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