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Comcast and DGA like behavior

> On Apr 25, 2018, at 8:34 AM, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:28 AM, J. Oquendo <joquendo at e-fensive.net> wrote:
>> Anyone else seeing DGA (1) like behavior for Comcast based
>> customers? If so, is there any information on it? Seeing a
>> lot of traffic to bogus domains all synonymous with their
>> networks.
> don't they have a anti-botnet-automagic-walled-garden thing that's
> supposed to stop this?
> (also, example request RRs?)

If a residential broadband consumerâ??s computer gets pwned, thereâ??s nothing really stopping a criminal from registering any sort of domain/hostname and pointing a DNS A record at it. In fact, thatâ??s pretty routine. But the aspect that it could be a DGA is a bit more difficult insofar as planning and logistics, but not improbable, methinks.

- ferg

Paul Ferguson
Seattle, Washington, USA

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