Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotagedhosts-file lookup



I'd agree with that. What's the explanation for them doing the same thing with MSN?

On April 13, 2006, at 1:49, brandon s. allbery wrote:

On Apr 13, 2006, at 1:29 , Dave Korn wrote:

Hey, guess what I just found out: Microsoft have deliberately
sabotaged
their DNS client's hosts table lookup functionality.

I thought this was part of avoiding malware attempts to block Windows
Update.

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