[dns-operations] ALERT: .QA CCTLD in wrong hands currently

Kauto Huopio kauto.huopio at ficora.fi
Sat Oct 19 20:09:38 UTC 2013

On 10/19/2013 10:23 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Kauto Huopio:
>> And facebook.qa and tons of .qa govt domains etc. Note also this:
>> google.com.qa.          14400   IN      MX      0 google.com.qa.
> That would actually be valid (but redudant).  It causes mail for
> google.com.qa to be delivered to the host at google.com.qa, based on
> the A/AAAA records of the domain.

Yes,but at the same moment google.com.qa was pointing to something More
Nasty. The correct MX pointing to google.com.qa seems to be

google.com.qa.          10800   IN      MX      10
google.com.qa.          10800   IN      MX      10
google.com.qa.          10800   IN      MX      10
google.com.qa.          10800   IN      MX      10


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