[AusNOG] That list [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
adrian at creative.net.au
Fri Mar 20 09:45:40 EST 2009
Whats hilarious is that there's completely functional, documented ways
of pushing out hashed arrangements of URLs (and URL partials) for distributing
blacklists without actually publishing the blacklist.
I'd have done it for a Squid plugin if I ever got the bloody blacklist(s).
(see: how google blacklist(s) work in various browsers.)
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009, Kayne Naughton wrote:
> I was 90% sure that's where it would have come from (people suck at
> crypto as badly as they suck at bounds checking in C) - I'll make sure
> whoever is looking into it knows now so they can save some time and
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Newton [mailto:newton at internode.com.au]
> Sent: Friday, 20 March 2009 10:37 AM
> To: Kayne Naughton
> Cc: ausnog at ausnog.net
> Subject: Re: [AusNOG] That list [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
> On 20/03/2009, at 9:46 AM, Kayne Naughton wrote:
> > Also, ACMA has issued a press release clarifying that this is not the
> > ACMA list http://www.acma.gov.au/WEB/STANDARD/pc=PC_311669 .
> Correct. It's most likely to be the ACMA list plus about 1300
> proprietary URLs obtained from a PC filtering package.
> A post by Whirlpool user Tom Joad was deleted last night, which detailed
> a step-by-step procedure for extracting a list called Websites_ACMA.txt
> from one of the software packages distributed by the ACMA until the end
> of last year.
> Several other Whirlpool users duplicated his procedure for the purpose
> of verification.
> - mark
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