DNS hacking

Pierluigi Paganini February 25, 2019
ICANN warns of large-scale attacks on Internet infrastructure

Large-scale attacks are threatening the global Internet infrastructure, the alarm was launched by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). After an emergency meeting, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) confirmed that the global Internet infrastructure is facing large-scale attacks. ICANN warns of “an ongoing and significant risk” to key […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2014
SOHO pharming attack hit more that 300,000 devices worldwide

Researchers at Team Cymru published a detailed report on a large scale SOHO pharming attack that hit more that 300,000 devices worldwide. Another mass compromise of small office/home office (SOHO) wireless routers has been uncovered by researchers from security firm Team Cymru. The hackers adopted different techniques to exploit the numerous flaws discovered in the last months […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 10, 2014
CERT POLSKA detected large-scale DNS hacking on home routers

Attackers changed the DNS configuration of vulnerable home routers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on a large scale against Polish online banking users. The Polish Computer Emergency Response Team has documented a series of cyber attacks observed in Poland involved cybercriminals hacking into home routers and changing their DNS settings so they can conduct MITM attacks on […]