DNS hijack

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Unpatched D-Link routers targeted in malicious DNS hijacking campaign

Cybercriminals have been hacking into home routers for the last three months, meddling with DNS settings to redirect users surfing the web towards malicious websites.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender BOX blog.


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800,000 DrayTek routers at risk of DNS hijacking attack – update your firmware!

Got a DrayTek router? Take steps now to ensure that you aren’t the victim of a DNS hijack.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender BOX blog.


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When Syrian hackers attacked, Facebook’s bacon was saved by security measures

The hackers attempt to hijack Facebook’s domain failed because the social network had enabled a registry lock and two-factor authentication.

Enabling extra security measures can reduce the chance of your own company’s website being messed around with by DNS hijackers. Learn the lesson now.


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WhatsApp website attacked by hackers, goes offline

Popular smartphone messaging app WhatsApp has had its website hacked by a pro-Palestinian group.


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AVG and Avira anti-virus websites attacked by pro-Palestinian hackers

The websites of AVG and Avira, developers of some of the world’s most popular free anti-virus products, appear to have been hacked by a pro-Palestinian group.


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