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Re: Change to .com/.net behavior
On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, Matt Larson wrote: > > Today VeriSign is adding a wildcard A record to the .com and .net > zones. The Web Proxy Auto-discovery Protocol (WPAD) is another reason to fear and loathe this change. If your host has a bogus name and makes a WPAD request, they can send your browser a proxy config function and take full control of your browsing. Not that they would ever stoop so low... *cough* Duane W.