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Re: Security focus (aka bugtraq) reachability

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Sat Sep 14 00:35:44 2002


On 14 Sep 2002, Scott Gifford wrote:

>
> Mike Tancsa <mike@sentex.net> writes:
>
> > Can anyone with a host in the IP range of 64.0.0.0/8 confirm if they
> > can connect to the www.securityfocus.com or mail.securityfocus.com ?
> > (i.e. the bugtraq people).
>
> I can reach it, but it's not working, and this is sure strange:
>
>     $ telnet www.securityfocus.com 80
>     Trying 66.38.151.10...
>     Connected to www.securityfocus.com.
>     Escape character is '^]'.
>     HEAD / HTTP/1.0
>
>     HTTP/1.1 200 OK
>  -> Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0
>     Content-Location: http://66.38.151.10/Default.htm
>     Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 04:20:27 GMT
>     Content-Type: text/html
>     Accept-Ranges: bytes
>     Last-Modified: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 18:00:33 GMT
>     ETag: "50d4ae744f5bc21:9db"
>     Content-Length: 606
>
> Netcraft says they ran Apache on Linux until today.  I wonder what's
> going on over there?...
>

I can't confirm from actual SF personnel conversations, BUT apparently its
not unheard of for SF to pull up the drawbridge in times of 'trouble'.
Apparently in the past they have done this before especially bad 'trouble'
has been released :(

Or they could have some network problem :)





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