Posted by Fall Guy from pool0111.cvx19-bradley.dialup.earthlink.net on April 13, 2000 at 04:45:03:
In Reply to: Do you go to the site often? posted by Brian K. on April 12, 2000 at 18:33:08:
: If you go to the site often, then it's quite possible that the page is coming up fine. Sounds to me like someone was able to redirect DNS queries for the name indianajones.com to another IP address. If this is the case, then any computer attempting to contact the server through the name indianajones.com would get redirected by the DNS domain controllers of the ISP to a specific address that the hackers intended. If you know the IP address of the machine and type it specifically, or your machine has the IP addressed cached, and therefore does not do a DNS lookup, then your computer sends a direct query to the IP address of Lucasfilm's server, and you see the page just fine.
: Brian K.
: Indeed it seems that way.
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