Tags DNS hijacking

DNS hacks are attacks on critical infrastructure, senior U.S. diplomat says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Amb. Robert Strayer said if the recent spate of DNS hijackings are nation-state-baseds, they are no different than any other attacks on critical infrastructure.

Ongoing state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign has compromised 40 entities

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Using the DNS records, attackers are capable of rerouting user traffic and stealing credentials from what appears to be a legitimate website.

Rep. Langevin: We need a DHS briefing to understand extent of DNS hijacking threat

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

“We need to understand the scope of this action and how many agencies were actually affected,” Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., told CyberScoop.

DHS releases emergency order to prevent DNS hijacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

DHS wants agencies to clamp down on login credentials after a hacking campaign emanating from Iran.

Broad DNS hijacking campaign could originate in Middle East: FireEye

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

The campaign is targeting organizations in the Middle East, North America and Europe, researchers say.

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