Given the nature of Fox-IT’s work there are likely to be some interesting theories as to who might have been behind this particular attack, and what they were attempting to spy upon.
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If you own a website, take advantage of the security features that your DNS registrar offers you or risk suffering the kind of attack OurMine wrought against WikiLeaks.
How do you think your customers would feel if they visited your business’s website and were greeted with an offensive image or malicious code? And how would you feel knowing that hackers could pull off an attack like this without changing a single byte of your site?
Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.
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.
The Syrian Electronic Army’s hack of MarkMonitor put them within a hair’s breadth of hijacking Facebook’s domain.
Things could have been much worse.
Rapid7’s Metasploit is the latest high profile website to fall foul of a pro-Palestinian group of hackers, who hijacked its DNS records.
And it seems the hackers used an old-fashioned fax message to commit their crime.
It has been revealed that WhatsApp, AVG and Avira weren’t the only companies to be targeted by a pro-Palestinian hacking gang this week.
Find out how human vigilance saved one security company’s bacon.
Popular websites including The Register, The Daily Telegraph, UPS, and others have fallen victim to a DNS hack that has resulted in visitors being redirected to third-party webpages.