[Rack] Noisebridge Domain Question

Rubin Abdi rubin at starset.net
Fri Dec 7 07:31:53 UTC 2012

Danny O'Brien wrote, On 2012-12-06 22:08:
>> Correct me if I'm wrong, but a MITM attack can happen regardless of what
>> that domain is doing, or not doing (like in its current state).
> Nah, redirecting allows a specific attack -- it's the specific reason
> for HSTS and pinning, both of which Noisebridge is (kind of weirdly) a
> specifically good example of. For a long time, it was basically just
> us and Paypal doing things correctly.

Explain the attack? If someone wants to spoof DNS in some form and spit
out a new IP address for noisebridge.com, I don't see any reason why
that wouldn't work if noisebridge.com doesn't currently go anywhere.

rubin at starset.net

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