DNS Hijack

Increased security threat from ‘one-day wonder’ websites
Over 70% of Web-based hostnames appear for just 24 hours, according to Blue Coat Systems Inc, which specialises in what it calls ‘business assurance’ technology.
When the media, including DNA, let down readers
The DNS attacks in July and October were inaccurately reported by some media outlets as the victim websites themselves having been hacked; such misinformation only emboldens hacker groups into targeting easier prey for better publicity, writes A. Asohan.
DNS poisoning: MYNIC admits servers compromised
The registrar for the ‘.my’ top level domain MYNIC Bhd has admitted its servers had been compromised, which led to search queries for certain websites being redirected to temporary sites deliberately set up to give the false impression that the websites concerned had been hacked.
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