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    Adobe Flash update linked to .MIL IP address... What the ?!!

    Why would an Adobe Flash update be flowing from an IP in the Military TLD. My notes indented:

    Safari browser ..


    http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/


    Imagine my surprise...

    Snip of Safari Browser directed to DoD IP.JPG


    11.1.102.55


    11.1.102.55 Whois


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    NetRange: 11.0.0.0 - 11.255.255.255
    CIDR: 11.0.0.0/8
    OriginAS:
    NetName: DODIIS
    NetHandle: NET-11-0-0-0-1
    Parent:
    NetType: Direct Allocation
    RegDate: 1984-01-19
    Updated: 2007-08-22
    Ref: http://whois.arin.net/rest/net/NET-11-0-0-0-1


    OrgName: DoD Network Information Center
    OrgId: DNIC
    Address: 3990 E. Broad Street
    City: Columbus
    StateProv: OH
    PostalCode: 43218
    Country: US
    RegDate:
    Updated: 2011-08-17
    Ref: http://whois.arin.net/rest/org/DNIC


    OrgAbuseHandle: REGIS10-ARIN
    OrgAbuseName: Registration
    OrgAbusePhone: +1-800-365-3642
    OrgAbuseEmail:
    OrgAbuseRef: http://whois.arin.net/rest/poc/REGIS10-ARIN


    OrgTechHandle: MIL-HSTMST-ARIN
    OrgTechName: Network DoD
    OrgTechPhone: +1-614-692-6337
    OrgTechEmail:
    OrgTechRef: http://whois.arin.net/rest/poc/MIL-HSTMST-ARIN


    OrgTechHandle: REGIS10-ARIN
    OrgTechName: Registration
    OrgTechPhone: +1-800-365-3642
    OrgTechEmail:
    OrgTechRef: http://whois.arin.net/rest/poc/REGIS10-ARIN


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    David Gerhart

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    That "11.1.102.55" is not an IP address, it's a version number.

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    Seriously? I saw the "octets" and assumed.

    -- I was hoping for a non-nefarious explanation.

    Appreciated.
    David Gerhart

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