Why change it? Just add their own URL. It can still phone home so it looks like it still works. Even sending in false data.
Now when they ship it poorly the corners of my TV will shatter?
"The overall goal of the parasite is to end up in a feline stomach," If that's the case then you'd expect populations which tend to own more cats (or more Ferrel cats) would have a higher percent. It also goes to reason that if you have more money you are more likely to have a pet (at least within the US) so we have more then just this isolated percent, we have money, percent of population owning cats, and raito of wild cats to people.