[Owasp-board] OWASP on OpenDNS Malware Block List

Josh Sokol josh.sokol at owasp.org
Mon Mar 16 16:16:49 UTC 2015


I received a response from OpenDNS Support on 3/15 saying that the domain
was no longer being blocked for malware.  I have asked them to escalate to
their research team for additional information as to why it was on the list
to begin with.

~josh

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Paul Ritchie <paul.ritchie at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Hi all:
> Just as a follow up, Matt Tesauro has an OWASP IT 'service ticket' system
> set up in case that are Web or IT related issues.
>
> I have copied him here, but it might be good to bookmark this "OWASP IT"
> email address or set it aside for that 'rare' instance when it might be
> needed.
>
> Matt - FYI in case you can add to or help support the issue.
>
> Paul
>
> Best Regards, Paul Ritchie
> OWASP Interim Executive Director
> paul.ritchie at owasp.org
>
>
> On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 1:38 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>>  Good catch, I do not see this block on other DNS services, but if I do
>> I'll let you know.
>>
>> Nice catch Josh. Thank you.
>>
>> - Jim
>>
>>
>>
>> On 3/14/15 10:01 AM, Josh Sokol wrote:
>>
>>   Hey all,
>>
>>  I was trying to do something on the owasp.org site today and noticed
>> that OpenDNS was telling me that it was blocked (never has been before).  I
>> currently have an enterprise account with them so I started poking around
>> in their Investigate tool and it looks like owasp.org was added to their
>> OpenDNS Security Labs block list as of today (3/14/2015).  It doesn't
>> really say why, and I've followed up with my sales guy to get an answer,
>> but this could be a significant hit to our traffic as OpenDNS registers
>> between ~200 and ~800 DNS queries for owasp.org per hour.
>>
>>
>>>>  I wanted to give everyone a heads up.
>>
>>  ~josh
>>
>>
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