Paul Vixie of the Internet Software Consortium [isc.org], creators of BIND, says [yahoo.com] they're releasing a patch. The Register covers it here [theregister.co.uk].|
Circle ID has an article [circleid.com] pointing out that this is the equivalent of spyware.
The Register has some mail [theregister.co.uk] regarding this, including why it will increase SPAM (also see ZDNet [zdnet.co.uk]), and how it broke a printer.
Here's the latest google news [google.ca] on Verisign, the link is dynamic so will change with time, but at the moment they're getting universally hammered. And here [cctec.com] is NANOG.
And after getting nothing using IE on a non-existent .com yesterday, today I get the MSN search page. Given that this will take time to propagate, perhaps tomorrow I'll get Veri$ign, or perhaps the BIND patch will save me, or... Ah, remember the good old days when M. Stuart Lynn said in ICP-3 [icann.org] that everyone should get to the same website when using the same URL. -g