For those of y’all unfamiliar with DNS, I recommend reading the rest of the series up till this point first before reading this one. Some of the concepts and terms I will be using here have been explained in those previous posts so I will not be explaining them again here.Continue reading “Understanding DNS: Encrypted DNS”
After updating two of my iOS devices to iOS 17.1 I noticed some odd DNS queries coming from these devices in my local DNS resolver’s logs.
Oct 29 21:05:54 dnsmasq: query[A] basejumper.apple.com from 10.0.0.126 Oct 29 21:05:54 dnsmasq: cached basejumper.apple.com is NODATA-IPv4
The odd thing here is that basejumper.apple.com does not resolve to anything. All A/AAAA/HTTPS queries for the name return a NOERROR empty response. So what is this endpoint?Continue reading “The Curious Case of basejumper.apple.com”
Humans have used various tools throughout the ages to augment our long term memories. We painted on cave walls, we wrote on stone tablets, we wrote on parchment & paper, we painted some more, we put our memories into song, we took photographs, we recorded videos, we told our stories to our children as a form of generational memory augmentation.Continue reading “These Memories of Ours”